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In Detroit, a lesson in same-sex schools

Boston officials seek approval for separate academies

Detroit has seen results from its all-girl Detroit International Academy and boys-only Douglass Academy. Detroit has seen results from its all-girl Detroit International Academy and boys-only Douglass Academy. (Photos by Daniel Mears for The Boston Globe)
By James Vaznis
Globe Staff / January 2, 2009

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DETROIT - Time after time, their team was passed over. As other groups sized them up to be partners in the robotics competition, they kept hearing the whispers: There's no way an all-girls team could build a robot that worked. (Full article: 1587 words)

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