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Gender and Inequality: The Role of Schools

This course will cover issues concerning gender and inequality in education from early childhood to post-secondary education including professional schools with an emphasis on what happens to the success of girls in the elementary and secondary school settings once they enter post-secondary and graduate/professional education as well as the workforce. As there are limited opportunities to foreground gender in this manner, this course will be focused on it. The topics include how schools have historically shortchanged female students even after mass coeducation in the United States in the 1960s and 1970s and the passage of Title IX; single-sex education for females and for males at the primary, secondary and post-secondary levels; the differences between coeducation and mixed-sex education; legal issues and gender equality in education; and how gender, race and class come
together in schools

Course #
SOED-GE 2373
Applied Statistics, Social Science, and Humanities