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A Closer Look (Single-Sex Schools) #842758

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 25, 2006
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) A look at a dramatic approach to education introduced; National Assn. for the Advancement of Single-Sex Public Schools statistics outlined on screen.

(Chicago: New York: Gigi Stone) The controversial suggestion of separating boys & girls in school in order to bridge the gender gaps examined; scenes shown from an inner city public high school for girls in Chicago. [YWL charter school student Jasmine PERRY†, principal Margaret SMALL†- back the approach.] The easing of government regulations on single-sex schools noted. [NOW president Kim GANDY†- offers opposition to dividing the kids.]

Reporter(s):
Gibson, Charles;
York, New
Duration:
00:02:30

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