No Girls Allowed
In Chicago, they're going to open a single sex high school for males only:
The Urban Prep Charter Academy for Young Men must be approved by the Board of Education this month, the Chicago Tribune reported.Who knows? Maybe this will help, though I think what ails inner-city schools has little to do with the gender of the students. But at least worth a try.
Mayor Richard Daley plans to open 100 schools in the city in the next five years. Plans for the next two years include a virtual elementary school, a high school operated by the University of Chicago and a high school stressing business entrepreneurship.
Urban Prep would be located inside Englewood High School. Backers say it is aimed at a group that has the lowest graduation rate of any in the city.