TITLE

Does Single Sex Education Benefit Girls or Boys?

PUB. DATE
February 2014
SOURCE
Women in Academia Report;2/18/2014, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a study conducted by University of Wisconsin professor Janet Hyde which finds that single-sex educational classrooms do not have measurable benefits for either boy or girl students.
ACCESSION #
94583569

 

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