Single-Sex Public Schools

Advocates of all-girl and all-boy classrooms just got a big boost. The Bush Administration announced plans to loosen restrictions on single-sex education. Is this what America's kids need? Join NPR's Neal Conan and his guests to weigh in on the discussion.

Guests:

Ken Marcus
*Oversees Office for Civil Rights at the U.S. Department of Education

Dr. Leonard Sax
*Executive Director, National Association for Single Sex Public Education (NASSPE)
*Family physician and psychologist

David Sadker
*Professor of education at American University
*Co-author of Failing at Fairness

Winifred Todd
*Principal, Thurgood Marshall Elementary School in Seattle, where K-5 classes have been gender separated for three years

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