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The Truth About Boys and Girls (Single-Sex Classrooms) #890810

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 15, 2008
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(Las Vegas: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(New York: Rehema Ellis) The theory that children learn better in single-sex classrooms examined; scenes shown from Woodward Avenue Elementary School near Orlando. [Boys teacher Mary Katherine MICHAELS†, Stetson University Kathy PIECHURA-COUTURE†- comment on the boys’ and girls’ classes.] [Woodward Avenue principal Deedara HICKS†- says we have to be aware of how they differ in how they learn.] [American University professor David SADKER†- opposes gender separation.] [Parent Octavia POPE‡- comments.]

(Las Vegas: Brian Williams) Tomorrow’s segment previewed.

Williams, Brian;
Ellis, Rehema

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