Essay about Single Sex School Vs. A Coed School

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Burgess, Averill. "Co-Education--the Disadvantages for Schoolgirls." Gender & Education 2.1 (1990): 91. Print.
This article compares how a single sex school vs a coed school affects a student’s behaviors, attitudes, achievements, life outside of school, and many other variables. The article not only talks about the affects as a whole, it labels the periods of years. For example, it talks about the changes one undergoes from the sophomore-to-senior transition period. Newer studies on this topic of how same sex schools affect students contradict older studies, so there is new information to develop an argument off of.

Lea Hubbard and Amanda Datnow. Anthropology & Education Quarterly. Vol. 36, No. 2 (Jun., 2005), pp. 115-131

This article explains that single sex is good for low income students and minorities. The article claims that studies in California have shown higher achievement in the low income students who were separated by gender. The article contains points of view from the students, the teachers, the parents, and from politicians. The factors that construct the single sex successful intellectual world are also discussed throughout this article.

Bigler, Rebecca S., and Margaret L. Signorella. "Single-Sex Education: New Perspectives and Evidence on a Continuing Controversy." Springer Link. Springer Science + Business Media, LLC 2011, 31 July 2011. Web. 1 Nov. 2015.

This article states facts about the amount of regular schools versus the same sex schools and then…

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