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July 27, 2011

Single-Sex Education Critics Win National Award

For years, academics Caryl Rivers and Rosalind C. Barnett have pushed back against the notion that boys are experiencing academic problems. The Casey Journalism Center on Children and Families just awarded their commentaries an honorable mention. Here's one part, another and the third. I kept look...

July 12, 2011

Men and Women -- Still Different

That's the rough headline of a long-ago-published USA Today article that triggered much derision. That theme, boys and girls are different, as in, they learn in different ways, is the topic of a series of articles in The Tennessean.

July 11, 2011

British Educators Explain Why Boys Fail

The decline of single-sex schools leaves boy exposed to a feminized curriculum and a paucity of male teachers, says the head of the City of London School. From the article: Speaking ahead of the event, Mr Levin said: "We believe that there's a problem across the English speaking world with boys' a...

July 10, 2011

Rising Popularity of Single-Sex Schools

Not just for the rich and religious -- also for floundering boys.

July 04, 2011

Boys First?

A commentary out of Kansas City arguing that while single sex schools might be helpful for girls, the boys need to go first.

June 08, 2011

More (Anecdotal) Evidence that Single-Sex Works Better for Girls?

This time from Montreal. But, as David Chadwell points out in a comment, the boys experiment was still considered a success.

June 07, 2011

Philly Boys Latin Graduation Draws Governor and Mayor

Sounds like an interesting school, with 96 percent of the graduating seniors headed to college, most of them four-year colleges. Stories like this, however, rarely get into the important qualifiers: How representative of the neighborhoods was the original class of ninth graders and how many of those...

June 06, 2011

Single-Sex Helps Girls More Than Boys?

Readers of this blog know that I've been collecting anecdotal reports suggesting that's the case. Here's some research indicating I might be right. More disturbing: The separate gender classes may be bad for boys. Thanks to Dan Willingham for spotting this one.

June 03, 2011

Philanthrophy Gets Involved

A possible Austin experiment in single-sex education. From the article: Carstarphen said boys in the district academically lag behind their female counterparts. She said the gaps are larger among those from low-income families. Among other statistics, district officials offered data showing that i...

May 28, 2011

The Case for Single Sex Schooling

Made by the head of a Toronto girls school.

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