This more focused arrangement is less radical than segregating entire schools. Here is how Dr. After all, in such schools girls cannot leave it to boys to dissect the frog, and boys cannot leave it to girls to edit the school newspaper. Girls have made a more successful transition.
What have researchers found when they compare single-sex education with coeducation?
But once we made the switch, the boys were able to focus on academics, and so were the girls. The full report contains many fascinating insights from students and teachers. Department of Education study of single-sex education "a disappointment"a "missed opportunity," "many studies overlooked" Click HERE for more information!
Specifically, girls at all levels of academic ability did better in single-sex schools than in coed schools; whereas for boys, the beneficial effect of single-sex schools was significant only for boys at the lower end of the ability scale.
Single-Sex vs. Together, we did six presentations in two days! November U.
Read the arguments for and against. The Science article is a two-page summary of the state of the literature on single-sex education. It's a challenge, in a way, which Mr J sets us to show the girls we're capable of doing it, but I couldn't talk about these things if there were girls there!
It was a privilege to be able to discuss the study with the lead investigators face-to-face.