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Public Single-Sex Schools: What Oprah Knew

by Rosemary C. Salomone - November 04, 2015

The U.S. Department of Education recently dismissed a complaint filed 20 years ago by civil liberties groups against the Young Women's Leadership School in East Harlem. This commentary recalls the school's first graduation where Oprah Winfrey as the commencement speaker affirmed the merits of this school and implicitly similar all-girls' schools for disadvantaged students.

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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record, Date Published: November 04, 2015
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 18241, Date Accessed: 8/3/2021 1:37:31 PM

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  • Rosemary Salomone
    St. John's University
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    ROSEMARY SALOMONE is the Kenneth Wang Professor of Law at St. John's University School of Law. She is the author of Same, Different, Equal: Rethinking Single-Sex Schooling (Yale University Press) as well as True American: Language, Identity, and the Education of Immigrant Children (Harvard University Press) and Visions of Schooling: Conscience, Community, and Common Education (Yale University Press).
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