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May 24, 2011

Happy With Single-Sex in Tampa

That's good news, but anecdotal reporting of test scores isn't the same as real research.

May 23, 2011

'Gender Matters' Available

Another newsy bulletin from David Chadwell in South Carolina, home to the nation's most ambitious single-gender classroom experiment.

May 18, 2011

Not all Boys' Urban Prep Schools are Success Stories

From Prince George's County outside Washington.

May 16, 2011

Single-Sex Experiment in Idaho

From the article: "History would tell you that boys are just not good at reading and writing," said Gilbert. "It's not that they, the boys develop later. It's that they develop differently. A six-year-old girl's brain is more similar to a nine-year-old girl's brain, than a six-year-old girl's brai...

May 12, 2011

The Male Brain Slows When Stationary?

That's the operating philosophy at this single-sex school in South Carolina. Funny, I once visited Princeton's vaunted Institute for Advanced Study and failed to notice the male scholars bouncing off the walls. Maybe I came at the wrong time of day.

May 09, 2011

More on Single-Sex Coming to NYC

New chancellor Dennis Walcott discusses school choice in general, and that includes more single-sex options for parents.

May 06, 2011

More Successes for Chicago's Urban Prep

Entire senior class at this all-boys inner city school accepted into colleges, including some of the nation's most selective. Unfortunately, the writer does not get into the issue of how many boys dropped out before the senior year -- or the selection progress determining who attends. The success re...

May 05, 2011

The Argument for Coeducation

Made at Arizona State University. Does not address boys' flagging academic achievement, which I see as the primary driver behind the movement.

April 20, 2011

NEW NYC Schools Chief Likes Single-Sex

Dennis Walcott wants to add more single-sex options for parents. And the New York Civil Liberties Union objects: "There are issues of policy here that are of serious concern," said NYCLU Director Donna Lieberman, who pointed to a lack of data that the schooling model works. "In a school system ...

April 08, 2011

In Calgary, Demand for Single-Sex from Parents

The school board was skeptical, but parental interest triggered a green light.

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