Single-sex academies hit roadblock in Boston

Oct. 29, 2008
State law appears to prohibit creation of such schools

One of the most eye-catching elements of Boston School Superintendent Carol R. Johnson's reorganization plan -- the creation of two single-gender academies -- seems to have just one problem: The academies appear to be illegal in Massachusetts. Under state law, public schools cannot deny a student admission based on gender.

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