Are Single-Sex Classrooms Better For Kids?

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Sarah Sparks, reporter, Education Week
Renee Finke, elementary school teacher, Parkway School District, Missouri
Nathan Blackmer, principal, Lake Bluff Middle School, Illinois

Parents and educators have debated single-sex education for years, and the number of schools offering single gender classes has grown. But some researchers argue there is no evidence that boys and girls learn differently — and that gender separation can perpetuate sexist stereotypes.

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