Number of Single-sex Classrooms on the Rise in U.S. Schools

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Friday, July 13, 2012

While coed classrooms are often seen as the norm in traditional American schools today, that may change in the not-too-distant future.

In recent education news, the U.S. Department of Education has revealed this week that the amount of single-sex classrooms nationwide has seen a dramatic increase since gender-oriented limits were lifted. According to a new report on Wednesday from “Education News,” the number of U.S. classrooms with single-sex students has grown almost three times its number in past years.

Thanks to a recent academic research article from the Associated Press this week, parents and teachers have become aware that an increasing number of American schools are in the process of trying a single-sex education program in classrooms for students.

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