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Same, Different, Equal

Rethinking Single-Sex Schooling

  • Rosemary C. Salomone
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Selected as an Outstanding Academic Title for 2005 by Choice Magazine

In this timely book, Rosemary Salomone offers a reasoned educational and legal argument supporting single-sex education as an alternative to coeducation, particularly in the case of disadvantaged minority students.

“A carefully organized, often lively . . . compendium of everything that matters in the debate: how boys and girls do in classes and on tests, their differing learning styles, and the legal tussles.”—Timothy A. Hacsi, New York Times

“Smart, objective, evenhanded. Must reading in this important debate.”—Susan Estrich, University of Southern California Law School

“Everyone concerned about inequalities in our schools and our society should want to read it.”—Michael Duffy, Times Educational Supplement (U.K.)

“If you have time for only one book and you really want to be informed about single-sex education, then make it Same, Different, Equal.”—John Borst, Education Today

“The single best book I have read about single-sex education. A must-read for every educator who is concerned about the different outcomes for boys and girls in school.”—Michael Thompson, Ph.D, coauthor of Raising Cain: Protecting the Emotional Life of Boys

Rosemary C. Salomone is Kenneth Wang Professor of Law at St. John’s University School of Law and a fellow of the Open Society Institute.

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