[caption id="attachment_103119" align="alignleft" width="150"] An estimated 500 public schools across the country now offer some all-boy and all-girl classrooms.[/caption]

Robin Gilbert didn't set out to confront gender stereotypes when she split up the boys and girls at her elementary school in rural southwestern Idaho.

But that's exactly what happened, with her Middleton Heights Elementary now among dozens of public schools nationwide being targeted by the American Civil Liberties Union in a bitter struggle over whether single-sex education should be continued. Under pressure, same-sex classes have been dropped at schools from Missouri...

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