We have a new comment system! As a result, boys are being deprived of the opportunity to develop crucial social skills, such as working collaboratively and thinking creatively, while girls are being denied the opportunity to build test-taking skills and learn how to succeed under pressure. Morris County.
Includes a discussion on what Sanders calls "equity trap"—potential pitfalls of which to be aware in assigning single-sex groupings within any classroom. Connect Twitter. At least 80 percent of whites attend majority low-income schools in just six cities compared to 54 cities for African Americans and 55 for Hispanics.
Today, there are nearly 80 single-sex public schools in the U. It is thus clear that a public school or program that excludes all members of one sex may pass constitutional muster only if the school demonstrates persuasively that it truly serves the objective of compensating for discrimination and eliminating arbitrary barriers to advancement.
We have a new comment system! First, we need to look at the outcomes of single-sex classes in terms of the goals established for them. His Teacher of Music, supervisor, principal and school administrator certificates were revoked.
Meet 5 of the 1, College Success Award-winning high schools helping low-income students thrive. The majority had been brought up in day schools. Allison published a meta-analysis of existing studies on single-sex instruction. What were its conclusions?
As the Court noted in Garrett v. Single-sex programs can in some instances perform a valuable role in combating these inequities. For example, in high schools across the country, girls went to home economics classes while boys went to "shop" or agriculture classes.
The trends in the patterns of schools experiencing the deepest economic isolation—institutions where at least 75 percent of students qualify as poor or low-income—further underscore the stark racial divergence in these findings.
Areas for Future Research Clearly, this topic demands much more research.