Single-Sex Education: Policy, Practice, and Pitfalls
by Frances R. Spielhagen - October 07, 2008
Single-sex education has emerged as a promising reform that might potentially address declining academic achievement across all populations. Since the US Department of Education confirmed their legality in 2006, single-sex schools and classes have proliferated in public schools. This commentary traces the evolution of single-sex classes over the last century and provides a research-based framework for policymakers contemplating this reform.
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