Boys and Girls


Do boys and girls learn differently? According to the National Association for Single-Sex Public Education, boys and girls show significant differences in brain development and therefore should be educated separately. But some groups worry that this belief in gender learning differences is unfounded and violates federal law.

Guest: Rosalind Barnett, senior scientist at the Women’s Studies Research Center at Brandeis University and co-author of The Truth About Girls and Boys: Challenging Toxic Stereotypes About Our Children.