Research Paper On Same Sex Schools
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Detrimental Effects of Coeducational Schools on Females
10 pages in length. The social benefits of coeducational schools may provide an important conduit for students who have only attended single-sex schools in the past, however, it has become more than apparent how this particular academic environment lends itself to scholastic shortcomings where female students are concerned. The extent to which girls are more inclined to pursue math and science courses in a single-sex environment is both grand and far-reaching; the pressure and intimidation inherent to performing as well as their male counterparts in the coeducational setting speaks to the reason why the female gender fails to thrive in these academic areas, illustrating how coeducational schools are not always the best choice. Bibliography lists 8 sources.
Public Schools and Sex Education
A 5 page discussion of the necessity of sex education in the school system. Contends that due to the complexity of modern society, sexual promiscuity is a fact of life for many children and must be addressed. Concludes that since the traditional mechanisms are not longer in place to educate our children regarding the intricacies of sex this role falls to the school system. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
School Environment and Sexual Harassment
A 6 page paper discussing sexual harassment primarily in the high school and college years, but also including middle school actions that have been labeled as being true harassment. One even resulted in a Supreme Court decision (Davis vs Monroe County School Board) that schools must take steps to halt any harassment found to exist. The difficulty in dealing with sexual harassment cases lies in the
problems of definition, age of consent, ethics, learning to deal with the opposite sex and common sense. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
Exploring Transsexuality and its Modern World Implications
A 6 page contention that insurance plans should pay for sex change operations in that these operations serve to correct error in human physiology, just as other types of medical approaches correct errors which manifest themselves as diseases or psychological disturbances. Furthermore, the contention is presented that society is obligated to treat those transsexuals who have undergone sex change operations as they treat others of the sex which has been chosen by the transsexual. This obligation extends, in fact, to placing those surgically altered transsexuals who enter the criminal justice system in prisons which correspond to their chosen sex.