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Mr Bill

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Posted - 03/27/2008 :  07:38:39 AM  Show Profile  Visit Mr Bill's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Gender-divided classes are gaining in popularity as teachers and school administrators look for ways to reduce distractions among students. Stephens County Middle School plans to shift to gender-divided classes on core subjects for 7th graders.

Meanwhile, Greene County is backing off of plans to convert their entire school district into gender-divided classes. Although school administrators are still supportive of the approach, parents reacted heatedly at board meetings and other public forums saying that a large change such as that should have been vetted to them for their input before ruling in favor of the measure. Parents suggest testing with a classroom or grade rather than convert all.

Union County Schools are purportedly considering gender-divided classes for certain middle school grades along the lines of what Stephens County is trying.



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Posted - 03/27/2008 :  08:06:00 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I think it's a great idea.

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Posted - 03/27/2008 :  09:18:43 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote

They have just started a public school for girls in Atlanta, which is an excellent idea.

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