Education

School Sex Segregation Loses Ground

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Sex-stereotyping is rife in single-sex classrooms in U.S. public schools. Boys are encouraged to move around, girls are told to sit still and think in terms of cosmetics and wedding dresses. This is why the ACLU victory in West Virginia is so huge.




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