single sex schools and programs

Busy Boys and Little Ladies

Source: http://www.slate.com/articles/health_and_science/science/2014/12/single_sex_classroom_research_fake_brain_science_supports_gender_segregation.html Slate.com   http://www.slate.com/articles/health_and_science/science/2014/12/single_sex_classroom_research_fake_brain_science_supports_gender_segregation.html   SCIENCE THE STATE OF THE UNIVERSE. DEC. 4 2014 9:37 AM Busy Boys and Little Ladies How fake brain science has supported gender segregation in schools. By Lise Eliot This is how learning should be.   Sometimes it’s hard to believe we’re living in the 21st century. Thanks to a tide […]

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OCR issued Questions and Answers on single-sex elementary and secondary classes and extracurricular activities

Note: Today, OCR issued Questions and Answers on single-sex elementary and secondary classes and extracurricular activities.  The link is http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/docs/faqs-title-ix-single-sex-201412.pdf.  These Questions and Answers address the legal requirements under the Department’s Title IX regulations governing single-sex elementary and secondary classes and extracurricular activities.     From: U.S. Department of Education [mailto:ed.gov@public.govdelivery.com] Sent: Monday, December 01, 2014 9:17 […]

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More good data debunking single sex education claims

Contact: APA Public Affairs public.affairs@apa.org 202-336-5700 American Psychological Association Single-sex education unlikely to offer advantage over coed schools, research finds Analysis questions common assumption single-sex schools improve educational environment, achievement WASHINGTON – Single-sex education does not educate girls and boys any better than coed schools, according to research published by the American Psychological Association analyzing […]

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Wisconsin Middle School’s Single-Sex Classes Targeted for Complaint

SOURCE: http://title-ix.blogspot.com/2014/01/wisconsin-middle-schools-single-sex.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+TitleIxBlog+%28Title+IX+Blog%29 Title IX Blog Wisconsin Middle School’s Single-Sex Classes Targeted for Complaint Posted: 25 Jan 2014 08:24 AM PST The ACLU has filed a complaint with the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Right, alleging that Somerset (Wisconsin) Middle School’s single-sex education program for fifth-graders violates Title IX.  Students in Somerset’s single-sex program are separated […]

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Free Webinar: Title IX: Preventing Harassment and Sexual Violence

What should educators and parents know about preventing and responding to harassment and sexual violence? Join the Region X Equity Assistance Center at Education Northwest on Thursday, September 26, 2013, 8–9:15 a.m., PDT for a free webinar on this important topic. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 has played a critical role in […]

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