- The Promise and Peril Of Single-Sex Public Education. Sax, Leonard // Education Week;3/2/2005, Vol. 24 Issue 25, p48
The article informs that single-sex education, long a fixture in the private sector, is moving into public schools. Five years ago, fewer than a dozen public schools in this country offered any kind of single-sex educational options. Today, at least 156 public schools offer single-sex...
- Are all-girls schools best? Lamb, Lynette // New Moon Network;Sep/Oct2000, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p1
Focuses on the controversy over single-gender education and provides information on the advantages and disadvantages of all-girl schools.
- In a Class By Themselves. // Weekly Reader News - Senior;10/22/2004, Vol. 83 Issue 7, p2
Focuses on single-sex schools. Number of public schools in the U.S. that offer single-sex classes; Rating given by both critics and advocates to single-sex schools; Response of Pam Horton, principal of Warrior School in Alabama, to single-sex schools.
- DIVIDING TO CONQUER. Hall, Christopher // Louisville Magazine;Nov2007, Vol. 58 Issue 11, p61
The article focuses on same sex classes in the Jefferson County Public Schools. Stating the example of same sex classes at the Iroquois Middle School, New York and Southern Leadership Academy, Kentucky it states that both the institutions benefited from this move. It mentions that the aim of the...
- Single-Sex Education: New Perspectives and Evidence on a Continuing Controversy. Bigler, Rebecca; Signorella, Margaret // Sex Roles;Nov2011, Vol. 65 Issue 9/10, p659
The number of single-sex schools in the United States has climbed steadily in recent years, despite a lack of consensus that such schools lead to academic or psychological outcomes superior to those of coeducational schools. In this introduction to the first part of a special issue on the topic,...
- Survey: Students, Parents Value Single-Sex Classes. // Education Week;12/8/2010, Vol. 30 Issue 14, p4
The article discusses the results of a study on single-sex classes in South Carolina public schools.
- Iran: Women medical students protest sex-segregation. // Off Our Backs;Feb2000, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p3
Reports on the protests made by women medical students at the Fatemieh Medical School in Iran against the school's poor education due to sex segregation. Background on Fatemieh school.
- Should Boys and Girls Be Taught Separately? // Junior Scholastic;11/5/2012, Vol. 115 Issue 6, p15
The article offers views from several professionals and students on single-sex schools in the U.S. including college professor Abigail James, lawyer Sarah Rogers, and eighth-grader Emma Woodruff.
- Singles. Whelan, Christine B. // National Review;9/14/1998, Vol. 50 Issue 17, p34
The article examines the benefits of single-sex education. New York and California take the lead in experimenting with single-sex classrooms in the United States. Scores of studies worldwide have shown that girls in single-sex high schools have a higher rate of improvement on reading-achievement...