Report casts doubt on the value of single-sex schooling
- The trade-offs of a single-sex school. Danziger, Carla // Independent School;Winter98, Vol. 57 Issue 2, p73
Points out the trade-offs of a single-sex school. Report from the American Association of University Women (AAUW); Experiences of the author's daughter; Differences from coeducational schools.
- Girls' classes get a bad mark. Murray, Barbra; Gest, Ted // U.S. News & World Report;03/23/98, Vol. 124 Issue 11, p28
Explains that according to the American Association of University Women, single-sex education does not work. Recent creation of new all-girl schools; Benefits of all-girl classes; Plans for more all-girl schools.
- Dimensions of liking and disliking underlying the same-sex preference in childhood and early... Sippola, Lorrie K.; Bukowski, William M. // Merrill-Palmer Quarterly;Oct97, Vol. 43 Issue 4, p591
Analyzes the preference of same-sex peers in a sample of second through ninth graders. Examination of the variability in children's and early adolescents' views of same- and other-sex peers; What findings indicate of same-sex preference.
- In a class of their own. Thomas, Kim // New Statesman;
Discusses the merits of single-sex classes at the George Dixon secondary school in Birmingham, England. Segregation of pupils in response to pressure from Muslim parents; Aim of improving the school's standards and discipline; Debate over gender inequality in academic achievement and...
- Separate Boys and Girls? // Scholastic News -- Edition 5/6;3/1/2010, Vol. 78 Issue 17, p7
The article presents contradictory opinions from children on whether schools should put boys and girls in separate classes.
- Hormone-free education. Torrance, Kelly // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;06/02/97, Vol. 24 Issue 25, p38
Looks at same-sex classes in Alberta schools. Segregation to improve the grades of students by removing the distraction of the opposite sex; The apparent success of sexual segregation in schools; How the push for same-sex classes came about; Speculation about why same-sex classes improve grades.
- Same-Sex Schools May Still Get a Chance. Vail, Kathleen // Education Digest;Dec2002, Vol. 68 Issue 4, p32
Reprints the article 'Same-Sex Schools May Still Get a Chance,' which appeared in the November 2002 issue of 'American School Board Journal.'
- Slingshot or Popgun? And the Goose and Gander Problem: Short-Term and Long-Term Achievement.... Clark, Roger // Feminist Teacher;2001, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p147
Focuses on the long-term and short-term achievement effects of single-sex math classes in a coeducational middle school in Providence, Rhode Island. Goal of coeducational institutions; Interest of educators in coeducational institutions; Impact of the single-sex math classes on students.
- Single-Sex Education. Whitmire, Richard // Education Week;3/3/2010, Vol. 29 Issue 23, p13
A blog is presented in which the author criticizes the arguments that feminists use against the efficacy of single-sex education in the U.S.