Free lecture on benefits of single sex education


Conservative or liberal, suburban or urban, religious or secular, many of us parents are considering the pros and cons of single sex education for our children.

This Thursday evening July 16th, guest lecturer and child development expert Dr. Leonard Sax, M.D. will present a free talk, “The Case for Single Sex Schools: Why Gender Matters.”

The author of Why Gender Matters, Boys Adrift, and Girls on the Edge and other titles, Dr. Sax will address single sex schooling in today’s world and its benefits to the intellectual and behavioral progress for boys and girls.

Dr. Sax has appeared on The TODAY Show, National Public Radio, PBS, and the British Broadcasting Corp., among many other national and international media. A psychologist and physician, Dr. Sax’s primary care medical practice served adults and children in Montgomery County, MD for more than a decade. Meeting with parents’ groups and visiting schools to enhance his understanding of the learning process and its impact on his young patients, he soon expanded his interest to education world-wide. To date, he has visited more than 380 schools around the globe.

Date and Time: 7:30 P.M. Thursday, July 16

Location: The Avalon School, 200 W. Diamond Ave., Gaithersburg, MD

No Admission Fee – Bring a Guest

For more information, please visit The Avalon School website.

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