TITLE

Girls vs. Boys

AUTHOR(S)
Alexander, Mitchell; Jordan, Claire
PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
Weekly Reader News - Senior;11/16/2007, Vol. 86 Issue 10, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the views of two students on whether boys and girls should go to different schools. Mitchell Alexander of Virginia, said that boys and girls should go to separate schools because they have different learning styles. According to Claire Jordan of Arizona, boys and girls should be in school together so that they will be encouraged to be friends.
ACCESSION #
27522966

 

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