Re: Coed Scouting - Short Reply
gregor herrmann (Gregor.Herrmann@UIBK.AC.AT)
Fri, 24 Feb 1995 18:38:17 +0100
> On Mon, 20 Feb 1995, Bert Austin wrote:
> > I'll only add that my wife tells me current research in education regarding
> > single sex vs coed high schools is finding many benefits to the single sex
> > environment for girls.
> The primary reason given for this is that females are ignored by their
> teachers who concentrate on the boys. This would IMHO be very unscoutlike
> behaviour on the part of Scout leaders, so it should not happen in a
> Scout unit. You are comparing apples to oranges.
this behavior may be unscoutlike but it will happen even within
scouting 'cuase it simply is unconscious!
conclusion: in mixed scouting/guiding girls have to have their own
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