Not done Sir, but doing.

Plenty is doing.

"Johnson Junior High [in south-east Washington] is at the leading edge of an accelerating movement in America's state-funded schools: re-erecting the walls between male and female pupils....Girls can begin to raise their hands without fear of ridicule from boys, while the boys are liberated from the pressure of always having to show off....While keeping boys and girls apart is generating fierce controversy, efforts to put them back in uniform are not. President Clinton himself urged their return in his State of the Union speech last month. Alluding to two recent cases in which pupils were killed over items of clothing coveted by others, he said uniforms should be supported, if only so that "teenagers will stop killing each other over designer jeans.""

D.USBORNE, 'US reinvents the old-style school.' Independent on Sunday, 31 iii 1996.

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