Tag Archives: SingleSexEducation

Disengaged students get back into the system at Premier High School of San Antonio, a ResponsiveEd campus

I recently toured Premier High School of San Antonio, a place that recaptures disengaged students and brings them back into the educational system. Premier is located in a low-rise business complex near the airport. Inside the glass doors, it was quiet, like a high-tech … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Single-sex schools coming to Austin?

“There was a time when reading wasn’t just for fags. And neither was writing.” — Idiocracy (2006) Evidence of learning differences between boys and girls has sparked a movement for single-sex schools: for example, the National Association for Single Sex Public Education. For … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

David Brooks on the boy crisis

New York Times columnist David Brooks recently wrote about the “boy crisis.” What if Shakespeare’s Henry V were a rambunctious boy going to an American school today? But the big story here is cultural and moral. If schools want to … Continue reading

Posted in Debate | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment