Single sex schools are better for students than co-ed schools in grades K-12
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An interesting article, originally published in the Washington Post, that explores the need to further study the costs and benefits of separating girls and boys in the classroom. The authors believe that single-sex instruction can be valuable but also dangerous. Arguments for both sides are in this article.
From the British newspaper, the Guardian, a report that single-sex education helps girls do better in math and science.
An article from the Las Vegas Sun explores the reasons to prefer single-sex education while outlining current policy towards single-sex instruction.
This can be used by either side and is a good introduction to the issue.
This is a book review by Leonard Sax, a doctor and supporter of single sex schools. This could be used for the position in a case construction with good arguments and links to other articles.
This provides good data that shows the beneficial affects of single sex education on girls.
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A report on the California project several years ago to test single-sex instruction. The program was ended, and this article explores the reasons for that. A great resource for understanding the opposition side of the topic.
This a report that shows that single sex education in a California pilot program hurts gender identity and could not work as a public policy.
This provides the most popular arguments against single sex schools.