Made here in The Root. Frankly, I think these schools work more because they are high quality charters. As such, they provide badly needed escape hatches for urban families. But that's not the same as a broad solution to a huge problem. Single-sex education for girls draws plenty of advocates as we...
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November 18, 2010
November 17, 2010
This will become a high profile experiment guaranteed to draw attention, not to mention legal challenges. Let's hope it draws some respectable research.
November 15, 2010
Lise Eliot of Pink Brain, Blue Brain fame takes on Michael Gurian and co-writers over the science behind gender-based learning differences. Both pieces in Educational Leadership. Me ... I'm staying neutral in this fight. I've seen single-sex schools using gender-based teaching techniques work well ...
November 11, 2010
Given the unfortunate reality that the federal Department of Education seems disinclined to underwrite research on what works/doesn't work in single-sex education, the best national resource may be David Chadwell's efforts in South Carolina, where he shepherds that state's large-scale experiment in ...
November 08, 2010
From Kelley King. She seems on the right track.
November 06, 2010
You say it's working? Great. Please share the research so we can assess its rigor.
October 15, 2010
Another single-sex experiment, this time in Maine.
October 05, 2010
That's just an observation, but observations are all we have, given the refusal by the federal Department of Education to study single-sex education. Another experiment in Knoxville: Brother to Brother.
October 04, 2010
A Rochester reporter does a good job describing an urban boys school there. My only quibble: articles like these should include the scientific skepticism about gender differences in learning styles. The verdict is still out on this one. Also, I've seen that research from Stetson University. It's gr...
October 01, 2010
New term for them: "gender-specific."