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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