TITLE

DEBATE

AUTHOR(S)
Piechura-Couture, Kathy; Gandy, Kim
PUB. DATE
October 2009
SOURCE
New York Times Upfront;10/5/2009, Vol. 142 Issue 3, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents two sides to a debate on the question of whether public schools should offer single-sex education. The affirmative side rationalizes that the U.S. private schools have experienced the benefits of single-sex education. The negative side argues that single-sex education violates the U.S. Constitution providing for equal opportunities in all public schools. Single-sex classrooms in public schools are now more than 400.
ACCESSION #
44455856

 

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