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Do Single Sex Schools Provide A Better Alternative For At-Risk Teens - Book Review

Do Single Sex Schools Provide A Better Alternative For At-Risk Teens - Book Review | Single Sex Schools | Scoop.it
Lon Woodbury's new Amazon Kindle book, "The Parent Empowerment Handbook Series: Single Sex Schools & Programs" provides readers a broader understanding of the impact Single Sex Schools has on helping at-risk teens develop stable and productive lives.
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I've tried in this digital book on amazon.com to bring together the major pro and con arguments on single sex education, some of the more interesting opinions on the subject, and a list of some of the top single sex schools and programs in the country.

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Why Are Young Men No Longer Solid Providers?

Why Are Young Men No Longer Solid Providers? | Single Sex Schools | Scoop.it
It appears that the genre of young-man-in-Mom’s-basement is no longer looked down upon but is in fact extolled as a viable career choice.
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It looks like the world has changed over the last few decades in expectations.  Now, is this a sign that the world is getting better which has been the mantra for the past few centuries?

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A 1913 Prescription for ‘Toxic Masculinity’

A 1913 Prescription for ‘Toxic Masculinity’ | Single Sex Schools | Scoop.it
A clear vision of manhood from an American hero.
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Is John Wayne a male role model?   Or, Teddy Roosevelt?  -Lon

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When We Protected Women from the Wolves

When We Protected Women from the Wolves | Single Sex Schools | Scoop.it
Yet if we step back, we can think of “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” as merely a milestone in the long process that brought the culture to where it is today.
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"An interesting, and rather traditional, percpective on the modern diversity and equality movements.  -Lon

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7 Ways Marketers Are Catering Their Campaigns More to Gen Z Girls – Adweek

7 Ways Marketers Are Catering Their Campaigns More to Gen Z Girls – Adweek | Single Sex Schools | Scoop.it
Tides are turning, and girls’ preferences are finally being acknowledged more.
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Career Woman Advice to Young Women -- Don’t Put Off Finding Love and Family

Career Woman Advice to Young Women -- Don’t Put Off Finding Love and Family | Single Sex Schools | Scoop.it

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Another view that is not as well known or perhaps popular.  -Lon

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Teenage girls have a message for their dads and it should signal a warning to us all.

Teenage girls have a message for their dads and it should signal a warning to us all. | Single Sex Schools | Scoop.it
Why do so many privileged girls, whose fathers work to give them overseas holidays, ski trips and the latest smart phones, feel like they're missing out? The answer lies in the struggle of many dads to play a more meaningful role in their growing daughters' lives, writes Madonna King.

Via Peter Mellow
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I guess we are still balancing out the change from the industrial revolution when fathers left the homestead to work away from home.  -Lon

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Does the Pill Degrade Women by Making Them Like Men?

Does the Pill Degrade Women by Making Them Like Men? | Single Sex Schools | Scoop.it
Many American women have swallowed the pill and the feminist promise of equality that it sells without question. But is that something we should rethink?
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A different and contrarian view of the ancient "Battle of the Sexes."  -Lon

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What Living in a Single-Sex Dorm Has Taught Me About Men and Women

What Living in a Single-Sex Dorm Has Taught Me About Men and Women | Single Sex Schools | Scoop.it
Given the struggle to define what it means to be masculine or feminine, could single-sex dorms provide us with a way to rediscover these things?
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This T.S. Eliot Poem Describes Modern Males Perfectly

This T.S. Eliot Poem Describes Modern Males Perfectly | Single Sex Schools | Scoop.it
T.S. Eliot's famous poem predicted today's millenial generation, undeveloped and adrift.   
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What is the world that young boys face?  Too many don't seem to be ready.  -Lon

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Women’s Wilderness Empowers Girls Through Outdoor Education

Women’s Wilderness Empowers Girls Through Outdoor Education | Single Sex Schools | Scoop.it
For 20 years, Women's Wilderness has helped girls learn outdoor skills through backpacking excursions, rock climbing camps, and day hiking trips. Now, they're expanding their focus to reach even more communities.
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Boy Scouts Nix the Word ‘Boy,’ Showing They No Longer Believe in Masculinity

Boy Scouts Nix the Word ‘Boy,’ Showing They No Longer Believe in Masculinity | Single Sex Schools | Scoop.it
Ironically, such radical inclusion is the death of any real diversity, because without real difference, there can be no diversity.
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This make sense?  -Lon

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Psychologist: Society Experiencing a 'Devaluation of Masculinity'

Psychologist: Society Experiencing a 'Devaluation of Masculinity' | Single Sex Schools | Scoop.it
Society is experiencing a “devaluation of masculinity,” a fact attributable to the lack of male role models in current culture.
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Anybody agree with the claim men are being devalued?  -Lon

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Feminism and the Burden of Freedom

Feminism and the Burden of Freedom | Single Sex Schools | Scoop.it
Ladies, we are being manipulated.
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Its good to hear a contrary voice from time to time.  -Lon

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‘We are broken. We lost our baby.’ Women drug abuse deaths getting close to Men's.

‘We are broken. We lost our baby.’ Women drug abuse deaths getting close to Men's. | Single Sex Schools | Scoop.it
Bill Wujek looked at his end-of-year statistics and cringed. La Salle County wrapped up 2018 with 39 fatal overdoses — an unhappy record for the county.
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Social Media May Be More Harmful To Girls Than Boys, Study Finds

Social Media May Be More Harmful To Girls Than Boys, Study Finds | Single Sex Schools | Scoop.it
Social media in high doses isn’t great for anyone's mental health, but it seems to have a particularly strong effect on young girls.
Lon Woodbury's insight:

The people who work with computer activities and social media are reported to heavily restrict their own children from digital devices use.  They might know something the rest of us are just learning about.  -Lon

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Society Sends Too Many Mixed Messages to Boys

Society Sends Too Many Mixed Messages to Boys | Single Sex Schools | Scoop.it
Maybe it’s time to just let boys be boys.
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Boys are Growing Frustrated by Living in a Feminized Society… and That’s Showing Up in Their Friendships

Boys are Growing Frustrated by Living in a Feminized Society… and That’s Showing Up in Their Friendships | Single Sex Schools | Scoop.it
Is it time to stop treating the traditional, rough-and-tumble boy like a dangerous creature who must be toned down to suit feminized society?
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Any body agree?  -Lon

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The Wisdom of Heroes

Luke, Neo, Katniss, and Rango: The Myth and Meaning of the Hero "We have not even to risk the adventure alone; for the heroes of all time have gone befor

Via Ana Cristina Pratas
Lon Woodbury's insight:

All youth want to be heros, especially I think boys.  This is a good short video explaining Joseph Campbell's concept of the Hero's Journey.,  -Lon

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The Real Reason Women Bully Each Other at Work (And Everywhere Else)

The Real Reason Women Bully Each Other at Work (And Everywhere Else) | Single Sex Schools | Scoop.it
Hint: it’s not due to females being a “marginalized group.”
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Is there a pattern, or just what might be called "old wives tales?"  -Lon

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Seven Ways Men Are No Longer the ‘Privileged’ Sex

Seven Ways Men Are No Longer the ‘Privileged’ Sex | Single Sex Schools | Scoop.it
Once the “privileged” sex with many advantages, the American male now seems to be fighting an uphill battle to maintain a fair and reasonable position in society.
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An interesting take on permanent "battle of the sexes."  -Lon

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Are Women Rejecting True Girl Power?

Are Women Rejecting True Girl Power? | Single Sex Schools | Scoop.it
Chesterton marveled at how suffragettes were willing to punch policeman in 1911 England.  But he wondered whether the drive to obtain the vote for women obscured the real power which women have in society.  
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What is "girl" power?  -Lon

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Gender Norms Around Boys Are Ingrained In Us When We're Young, But There Are Ways To Unlearn Them

Gender Norms Around Boys Are Ingrained In Us When We're Young, But There Are Ways To Unlearn Them | Single Sex Schools | Scoop.it
We treat boys — and girls — differently before they even express their personalities.
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Boys are Growing Frustrated by Living in a Feminized Society… and That’s Showing Up in Their Friendships

Boys are Growing Frustrated by Living in a Feminized Society… and That’s Showing Up in Their Friendships | Single Sex Schools | Scoop.it
Is it time to stop treating the traditional, rough-and-tumble boy like a dangerous creature who must be toned down to suit feminized society?
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Interesting take on boys growing up.  -Lon

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Fathers: Not as Worthless as We’ve Been Told

Fathers: Not as Worthless as We’ve Been Told | Single Sex Schools | Scoop.it
Is it time we recognized that fathers are far more valuable and positively influential in a child’s life than we give them credit for?
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Is the common view of fathers being 'dumb and likeable' really an attack on fatherhood?  -Lon

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RedCliff Recovery (UT) – Wilderness Recovery program for women by women

RedCliff Recovery (UT) – Wilderness Recovery program for women by women | Single Sex Schools | Scoop.it
With the wilderness as our catalyst, RedCliff Recovery inspires the greatest sense of life for women to recover. 
We believe in hope. We live in joy. We are free. We are women for women.

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