Single-Sex Schools & Programs

Single-gender education comes to an end at Morningside Middle in North Charleston

Source: https://www.postandcourier.com/news/single-gender-education-comes-to-an-end-at-morningside-middle/article_88d5c51e-d9d2-11e7-b0a5-d376f4123453.html Morningside Middle School in North Charleston has ended its policy of educating boys and girls in separate classrooms, closing a chapter on what once was a growing trend in South Carolina. Principal Stephanie Flock said leaders at the public school made the decision to drop its single-gender programs this school year after prolonged dwindling support from […]

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Single-sex schools: Could they harm your child?

Lise Eliot, Associate Professor of Neuroscience, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science Dec 21, 2016 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. This fall, Los Angeles saw […]

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OCR released Q&A guidance on the strict criteria needed to justify single sex education under Title IX and the U.S. Constitution.

Questions and Answers on Title IX and Single-Sex Elementary and Secondary Classes and Extracurricular Activities∗

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Idaho Elementary School Found Non-Compliant with Title IX Due to Sex-Segregated Classrooms

by FEMINIST NEWSWIRE on Dec 6, 2016 • 11:08 AM No Comments Last week the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) in the US Department of Education (ED) determined that Idaho’s Middleton School District was in violation of Title IX for segregating elementary school students into all-girl and all-boy classrooms. A complaint filed by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) alleged […]

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Guidance Issued on How Schools Can Partner with Outside Organizations that Provide Single-Sex Programs under Title IX

U.S. Department of Education Office of Communications & Outreach, Press Office    400 Maryland Ave., S.W. Washington, D.C. 20202                    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Dec. 15, 2015   Contact: Press Office (202) 401-1576 or press@ed.gov     Guidance Issued on How Schools Can Partner with Outside Organizations that Provide Single-Sex Programs under Title IX   The U.S. Department of […]

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