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Single-sex schools: Could they harm your child?

  • Written by Lise Eliot, Associate Professor of Neuroscience, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
imageAre single-sex schools better?Franklin Park Library, CC BY

Gender-segregated education is making a comeback. Single-sex classrooms, long discouraged under Title IX, the federal law that prohibits gender discrimination in education, have been gaining prominence in recent years, especially in urban charter schools.

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