Segregated Classrooms

SEGREGATED CLASSROOMS….Do boys and girls learn better in sex segregated classrooms? I don’t know. But even if they do, I always figured the problem was that no matter how good the intentions were when the classes were set up, they were almost certain to evolve into separate and unequal domains over time — as Dana Goldstein demonstrates here. It’s not quite what I would have guessed, and it’s hardly the most pressing issue in American education today, but it’s still a slippery slope that’s probably best avoided.

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