What price exam success?
- Separate and unequal? Leslie, Connie; Kalb, Claudia // Newsweek (Pacific Edition);04/06/98 (Pacific Edition), Vol. 131 Issue 14, p52D
Examines a report regarding single-sex schools in the United States. Why the report contends that separating students by sex is not the answer to inequities in schools; Under what circumstances girls can achieve as well in co-educational classes as they do in single-sex classes; How proponents...
- Girls' schools outperform boys'. // Women's International Network News;Winter94, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p71
Focuses on the results of the 1993 Cambridge General Certificate of Examination which show that girls' secondary schools outperform boys' schools in Trinidad and Tobago. Girls' better performance as compared to boys in the Common Entrance Examination to the GCE Advanced Level Examination.
- Debunking a gender gap. Goodwin, Irwin // Physics Today;Jun97, Vol. 50 Issue 6, p69
Reports on the findings of study on gender differences in academic achievement by researchers of the Educational Testing Service of Princeton, New Jersey. Methods used in the study; Result of the study.
- Hard times for Britain's lost boys. Gold, Karen // New Scientist;2/4/95, Vol. 145 Issue 1963, p12
Reports on the differences in academic achievement between male and female students in Great Britain. Higher examination rating and academic performance of girls; Theories forwarded to explain the academic gender gap; Factors contributing to academic underachievement; Case studies involving...
- Of math and men. Leonard, Suzanne // Psychology Today;Nov/Dec95, Vol. 28 Issue 6, p16
Analyzes gender variation on self assurance and actual school performance particularly in mathematical problems. Caution against American students with high self-esteem; Need to tackle real academic problems. INSET: Pancake problem..
- Girls scoring higher. Colman, Adrian // Youth Studies Australia;Mar1996, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p9
Reports that the general statistics of the 1995 Higher School Certificate in the Australian province of New South Wales showed that girls performed better than boys. Male-female difference in pass rates at universities; Biological explanation for the discrepancy; Other possible explanations.
- Blackboard bungle. Ravitch, Diane // Men's Health;Oct94, Vol. 9 Issue 8, p110
Argues that the official view that girls are treated inequitably in the classroom is false. Cites evidence which suggests girls and women are actually more successful than men in American education; Collegiate success of women; Research on girls' higher career aspirations; Stronger test scores...
- Inequalities at school... Colman, Adrian // Youth Studies Australia;Winter1995, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p9
Reports on the findings of the Senior Secondary Assessment Board of South Australia on the difference between the school performance of girls and boys. Girls' better performance in essay questions; Constant subject choices; Effect of socioeconomics.
- Girls shine in Tas. Colman, Adrian // Youth Studies Australia;Winter1995, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p10
Reports that girls in Tasmania, Australia are outperforming boys in two of three key subjects. Report by the Schools Board of Tasmania; Revolution in education.