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A Closer Look (Lesson Plan) #929254

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Apr 18, 2009
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(Studio: David Muir) A closer look at separating boys & girls in school introduced; National Assn. for Single-Sex Public Education statistics cited.

(Waterloo, Iowa: Eric Horng) The experiments with single-sex classes in public schools featured; scenes shown from Cunningham Elementary in Waterloo, Iowa, where boys' lessons are noisy & confrontational & girls' lessons share feelings. [Boys' teacher Jeff FERGUSON†- describes how the boys react.] [Girls' teacher Amy SCHMIDT†- talks about the girls verbalizing.] [Students Charvis BENTLEY†, Davion GIVENS†- comment.] [NOW president Kim GANDY†- talks about the stereotyped attitudes in an all-male learning atmosphere.]

Muir, David;
Horng, Eric

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