Essay Single Sex Schools : Single Sexual Schools

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Single-Sex Schools Many people stereotype single-sex schools solely based on misinterpretation and stigmas placed on genders and gender roles. Although this may be try, there are some students that fall into stigmatized categories placed on these schools. In the article Single-Sex Education Is Assailed in Report, it suggests that people believe that “boys who spend more time with other boys become increasingly aggressive, similarly, girls who spend more time with other girls become more sex-typed.” (Lewin, 2011) This is believed to be true regardless of being in an institution for long periods of the day for a few years. This is not always the case for many students. Each person has their unique characteristics and with this being said, the way they behave stems from their individuality. As a former student of a single-sex high school for a few years, there were many stigmas placed upon the students in the schools. Many students from surrounding schools believed that once we left the school campus all we did was crave the attention from men, specifically from men at their schools, or older men who could provide more than attention, but also financial support. This was true for some students, but not all students attending the school. Previously there was a school that was also a single-sex school, but this school was boys only. In recent years, they began to incorporate girls into their academic regime. They believed that including girls would not affect the flow of…

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