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Equity & Diversity Audio Irreconcilable Differences: A Clash Over Academics at D.C. School for Young Black Men
At Ron Brown, lofty ideals crash into reality. Many students are on track to fail, and faculty are revolting against the grading policies.
Equity & Diversity Audio Let Brotherly Love Continue: An All-Male Public School Opens
As Washington D.C.'s first all-male public high school opens, 100 9th graders will experience a school grounded in love and empathy.
Equity & Diversity Series Raising Kings: A Year of Love and Struggle at Ron Brown College Prep
EdWeek and NPR explore the trials and triumphs of Washington, D.C.'s new public high school for young black men, Ron Brown College Prep.
Equity & Diversity Single-Gender Schools Prove Best for Some Students
Dallas and other urban districts opened new single-gender schools this year, aiming to boost access to specialized programs and compete with charter, private, or suburban schools.
Law & Courts Districts' Boys-Only Programs Prompt Legal Questions
Amid new efforts to improve outcomes for black and Latino boys, some civil rights advocates ask if districts are violating federal protections meant to ensure educational quality for girls.
School & District Management Scholars Say Pupils Gain Social Skills in Coed Classes
Studies suggest that coeducational classrooms are an ideal setting to dispel gender biases and teach boys and girls to get along.
School & District Management Study Finds Single-Sex Schools Benefit Some—But Not All
Just as single-sex schools are undergoing scrutiny in the U.S., a Caribbean study schools finds that they are academically beneficial for girls who prefer that environment but not for most boys or girls.