The Pros And Cons Of Single Sex Schools

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According to Amy Novotney, single sex schools has been rapidly increasing since the No Child is Left Behind act was passed in 2002. This law allowed the local educational agencies to use the “Innovative Programs” funds to support the same-gender schools and classrooms consistent with the existing law. The U.S Department of Education has loosened its Title IX regulation in 2006 diminishing prohibitions on single sex schools. Urban Prep is among the nation’s 95 single-sex public schools, according to the National Association for Single Sex Public Education. According to NASSPE Executive Director Leonard Sax, MD, PhD, a psychologist and family physician, separating boys and girls doesn’t guarantee success, schools that use the practices of gender-specific teaching may be more successful at teaching the boys and the girls strengths. He said, “What are we might think that gender is…show more content…
But not in Seoul, in Seoul, the randomly assigned students is still being practiced by the government. Scholars from Penn recognized that the random assignments of students creates opportunity compare to single-gender schools with coed schools, without the confounding variables which would accompany any attempt to North American schools. The researchers found no difference between single-sex school and coed schools in terms of the quality teaching of the teachers. Class size for boys only schools were no different than coed school and for girls only schools were slightly larger than the coed schools. Girls who attended the girls only schools were significantly more likely to take up a 4-year college course compared with girls who have attended the coed high schools. Same with boys, boys who graduated from boys only schools were significantly more likely to take up 4-year college

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