Gender Segregation in Schools isn’t the Answer

Lise Eliot and Susan McGee Bailey write, “As summer vacation draws to a close, a growing number of children will be entering public schools without their opposite-sex peers. Driven by widespread fears about a ‘boy crisis’ in education, and exacerbated by claims of dramatic brain differences between boys and girls, K-12 educators are caught in a spreading fire for gender segregation — a fire fueled by misperceptions more than reality.”