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Separate Classrooms for Boys and Girls

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Boys and girls learn differently—but should they be taught separately?

An article in the NY Times Magazine reports on the controversy behind segregating the sexes in public schools. While some argue there's proof that students do better when they're not worried about the opposite sex in class, others say it's sending the wrong message.

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Mom•Logic Mom of two girls, Jill, completely supports same sex education, especially for girls. "Not only does research show that boys get preferential treatment in the classroom, but girls-only education ensures a distraction-free, empowering environment where young women can thrive without being preoccupied with the opposite sex. It worked for me, and it seems to be working for my daughters!"


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