Debating Single-Sex Education

Debating Single-Sex Education

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Debating Single Sex Education: Separate and Equal, 2nd edition, provides a balanced summary of the context, concerns, and findings about single sex education in 21st Century United States. Few school reforms have engendered as much controversy as single sex public education. This book examines the history of single-sex classes and legislation that has over time evolved to render the reform legal, even though it continues to be subject to public scrutiny and litigation. The book also provides insights into the social, religious, and cultural contexts that set the stage for the growing popularity of single-sex education over the last decade. It explains controversial brain-based research and addresses the problem of bullying in single-sex classes. Finally, the book includes findings based on research in single-sex schools across the nation. Do single-sex classes work? This book provides information that will allow the reader to make an informed decision about that question. Debating Single Sex Education: Separate and Equal, 2nd edition, strives to inform the debate and add to the discourse on this popular school reform.From 2005 to 2008 she was director of research for a gifted education center ( GERRIC) at the University of New South ... as scholar-in-residence at the Center for Gifted Education at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia.

Title:Debating Single-Sex Education
Author:Frances R. Spielhagen
Publisher:R&L Education - 2013-07-01


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