The Case for Gender Segregation in High Schools

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The Case for Gender Segregation in High Schools
Introduction
Parents, educators, and students across the country continue to debate the pros and cons of gender segregation in high schools. However, the same-gender model of education has shown some remarkable results and has made a strong case for the model. All-girls high schools are provide primary examples of these successes. “But many educators and gender-equity experts suggest that such treatment gives girls a negative image and violates Title IX, the 1972 law barring sex discrimination in federally financed education programs” (“Where” 9). At the same time, the academic success stories at same-gender high schools are undeniable and provide strong arguments for the validity of this...
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