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Single Sex Education

Single-Sex Schools: Could They Harm Your Child?

The Conversation US | Posted 12.28.2016 | Education
The Conversation US

Gender-segregated education is making a comeback. Single-sex classrooms, long discouraged under Title IX, the federal law that prohibits gender discrimination in education, have been gaining prominence in recent years, especially in urban charter schools.

Helping Boys of Color

Joel Peterson | Posted 01.15.2017 | Impact
Joel Peterson

DC school leaders point to the large achievement gap in its schools between boys of color and other students, including females of color.

A Gender-Informed Approach to Education Success

Joel Peterson | Posted 10.31.2016 | Education
Joel Peterson

Public education's purpose is to enable every human being within a society, regardless of economic means or social status, the opportunity to be educated and learn the skills, information, history, norms and intellectual tools that are needed for full participation as adults within that society. If the goal is to educate all people, it may be beneficial to modify some educational instruction, programs or approaches for some students based on gender.

The Most Important Buildings That We Build

Elizabeth English | Posted 10.14.2016 | Los Angeles
Elizabeth English

Early in my career I taught a course entitled American History Through Architecture. I loved the class because it offered my students a visual text to interpret the evolution of our country and its people.

We Still Need Women's Colleges

Dr. Judy Rogers | Posted 06.24.2016 | College
Dr. Judy Rogers

I am convinced that educators should work aggressively to save women's colleges because they offer a significantly differ learning experience that is valuable to many women.

The First Annual Out Of The Binders Conference And The Power Of Female Communities

Meghan O'Dea | Posted 12.14.2014 | Women
Meghan O'Dea

I can't wait for equality and to see sexism become a thing of the past, but I hope we don't lose the sense of sisterhood and excitement we had this weekend.

5 Reasons Why You Should Apply to a Women's College

Gianna Sen-Gupta | Posted 12.01.2014 | College
Gianna Sen-Gupta

ith such a high volume of women already exceeding the rigorous demands of higher education, why should young women consider attending an all-female college? Here are the top five benefits of attending a women's college.

STUDY: Single-Sex Education May Not Actually Be Better For Kids

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 02.05.2014 | Parents

Do students really learn better when separated by gender? New research indicates that they do not. Study results released this week by the America...

Miami Lawmakers Want 'Gender-Seperate' Schools In Florida

Posted 11.19.2013 | Miami

Two Miami-Dade legislators are hoping to split some Florida elementary schools into boys-only and girls-only classes. HB313, filed by Florida Rep...

'I Was Really Lucky Because I Went To An All-Girl School'

Posted 10.08.2013 | Women

How did Kerry Washington learn to value her intelligence over her looks? By attending an all-girls school. The "Scandal" actress opened up abou...

19 Signs You Went To An All-Girls School

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 09.24.2013 | Women

All-girls' schools are weird and wonderful places. I spent 14 years in London single-sex schools before crossing the pond for college, and I'll rea...

Single-Sex Education: A Viable Option for Today's Students

Kevin P. Chavous | Posted 06.05.2013 | Politics
Kevin P. Chavous

Single-sex education is seeing a reemergence and could be a key to helping low- to middle-income minority students succeed in the classroom.

Leaning In to Single-Sex Education

Hilary Levey Friedman | Posted 05.27.2013 | Books
Hilary Levey Friedman

We all learned as young women the hard-to-measure notion that females can be leaders in any area just by looking around us at our peers. This knowledge and the confidence that comes with it can't be discounted.

Do Boys Face More Sexism Than Girls?

Michael Kimmel | Posted 04.22.2013 | Politics
Michael Kimmel

2013-02-20-300x70_blog_lets_talkcopy.pngWhen it comes to education, are boys the new girls? Are they facing more discrimination than their female peers, just because they are sexually different?

N.J.'s Only All-Boys Public School Prompts Praise, Criticism

Posted 10.23.2012 | Education

Last month marked the grand opening of the Eagle Academy for Young Men of Newark, the city’s first and only public, single-sex school. The academ...

Is A Women's College Right For You?

| Posted 10.11.2012 | Teen

By Alicia Thomas As your senior year of high school flies by, you’re faced with a million choices about where you want to go to college next year...

NYCLU Report: Sex-Ed In New York Rife With Inaccuracies

Posted 09.14.2012 | Education

According to a recent report by the New York Civil Liberties Union, numerous public school districts across New York State are providing their student...

Single-Sex Public Schools Increases Sexism -- Not Learning

Hayley Krischer | Posted 09.08.2012 | Education
Hayley Krischer

The concept is based on the different learning styles of boys and girls as well as cuts down on "distractions such as flirting."

Do Single-Sex Schools Reinforce Gender Stereotypes?

Kristin Maschka | Posted 12.10.2011 | Women
Kristin Maschka

Gender stereotypes remain some of the most intractable in our society. We can't afford to have public institutions legitimizing them.

Co-education Is Good Science

Caryl Rivers | Posted 07.23.2012 | Education
Caryl Rivers

The single-sex movement in public schools has been growing fast, but there is little to no evidence that single-sex classrooms improve academic achievement.

U.S. Ignoring Boys?

Richard Whitmire | Posted 11.08.2011 | Education
Richard Whitmire

This week Oregon announced that 6,800 high school seniors were at risk of being denied diplomas because they were unable to pass the state reading test. 3,900 of those students are males.

Should Students Be Separated By Gender For Lunch?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

By Kevin Murphy Kevin Murphy Kansas City, Mo. -- Middle school lunch periods can be a free-for-all of teasing, rough-housing and flirting among boys ...

S.C. Survey Shows Single Gender Education Improves Student Performance

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

The South Carolina Department of Education released a report Tuesday, which summarized the results of surveys given to students, parents and teachers ...

Talking With Diana Meehan, Co-Founder Of The Archer School

E. A. Hanks | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
E. A. Hanks

Girls in classrooms were consistently undermined and overlooked. They're taught to behave, in every stage of learning, in every sort of school. Except in girl's schools, of course.