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Putting Single-Sex Schooling Back on Course

December 05, 2006 1 min read

Law professor Rosemary Salomone writes in this Education Week Commentary that the time has come for educators to put single-sex schooling back on track and to rescue it from “the extreme rhetoric on both sides of a perplexing ideological divide.”

Backed by recent federal regulations, the way has been eased for single-sex public schools and classes in the U.S., Salomone writes, but it has to be embraced by parties on both sides of the ideological argument, as well as by those that matter most: Educators.

Salomone argues that single-sex schooling is “a sound educational option, particularly for at-risk students.”

What do you think? Does single-sex schooling have a role to play in public education?

A version of this news article first appeared in the TalkBack blog.