However, the ACER's own press release describing the study is still available at this link from archive. Performance levels in science and other subjects for Jamaican adolescents attending single-sex and coeducational high schools, International Science Education, 69 4: Educational Review, 42 3: Major nationwide studies , involving tens or hundreds of thousands of students, in countries such as Australia or the United Kingdom where single-sex public education is widely available; 2. Wright was concerned about the high number of discipline referrals he was seeing:
Performance levels in science and other subjects for Jamaican adolescents attending single-sex and coeducational high schools, International Science Education, 69 4: Click HERE for more information! This mythology has never been supported by any objective evidence, and any policy derived from it must presumably sacrifice the advantages to one sex in order to promote the cause of the other," he wrote. Westview Press, , pp. In one remarkable study of 2, English high school students, girls at coed schools were found to lose ground to boys in science and vocabulary as they progressed through high school. Their analysis, based on six years of study of over , students, in 53 academic subjects, demonstrated that both boys and girls who were educated in single-sex classrooms scored on average 15 to 22 percentile ranks higher than did boys and girls in coeducational settings. It is crucial that we in education recognise that. Alison Gordon, "In a class of their own: Remember, though, that this study only examined students in grades 9 through 12; other evidence [see below] suggests that single-sex education is most effective for boys in kindergarten and elementary school. The results exceeded his hopes. The Foundation studied 2, high schools throughout England, where single-sex public high schools are widely available. However, the ACER's own press release describing the study is still available at this link from archive. Likewise, girls at girls-only schools were more interested in math and science than were girls at coed schools. Studies which focus only on grades and test scores won't detect any difference in outcome. Abigail Norfleet James and Herbert Richards,? The game of who likes who, who's going out with who, who's cool and who's not, is what's really important at most coed schools. A similar experiment in Mill Hill, also in England, achieved similar results. You can read more about this Montreal high school here. Sex differences in educational outcomes: Psychology of Men and Masculinity, 4: However, this belief sets him apart from many other researchers in the field, particularly outside the United States. Valerie Lee and H. Girls at single-sex schools attain the highest achievement; boys at single-sex schools are next; boys at coed schools are next; and girls at coed schools do worst of all. Our boys outperformed the entire state in writing. The report also documented that "boys and girls in single-sex schools were more likely to be better behaved and to find learning more enjoyable and the curriculum more relevant.
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