Scientific evidence proves the value of this approach. Time Magazine reported studies that suggest girls’ and boys’ brains are “hard-wired” differently. These studies found that girls excel in cooperation while boys thrive in competition. Girls fall behind a bit in math, but boys have a harder time with reading and art. Some schools recognize these differences and use them to create a learning environment where all students can do better. Students need their parents’ permission to participate in single-sex classrooms and schools that follow this approach have seen grades and test scores improve.
However, the left opposes single-sex classrooms. Over the past few years, the ACLU filed ten administrative complaints with the Department of Education about Florida, Wisconsin, Idaho, and Texas schools, and sued schools in Louisiana, Alabama, Kentucky, and West Virginia. The schools they target have supposedly used “sex stereotypes” in their lesson plans. The feminists found it offensive when schools assigned boys’ a story about hunting and girls’ a love story. They call this type of teaching unconstitutional. Sadly, the Obama administration agrees and wants to banish all single-sex classrooms. This is another disaster created by feminism. Students who profit by single-sex classes will have that opportunity taken away from them because feminists are upset about stereotypes. The feminists don’t have facts on their side, but they do have the Obama administration, and that’s all they need to banish single-sex classrooms.
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