#1407: "A NYC High School Goes Coed After Nearly 60 Years"

Sep 7, 2017

Stephanie Lorenzo & Kevin McCormack in front of Xaverian High School

For almost 60 years, one of New York City’s top Catholic high schools has been accepting and educating some of the city’s top students…as long as they were boys. That all changed last year.

23 Xaverian alumni lost their lives on 9/11/2001. This monument with an eternal flames stand in front of the school.
Credit Bob Barrett

Today on the Best of Our Knowledge, we’ll visit Xaverian High School in Brooklyn to hear how they changed a half a century tradition of same sex education.

We’ll also hear how a catholic school in Detroit makes getting a job part of a student’s homework…and we’ll spend an academic minute with a whole lot of single people.