The Formation Of Single Sex Schools Essay

1609 Words Mar 5th, 2015 7 Pages
Males and females are completely different, excluding the known fact that they have different genetic makeups and reproductive systems. In a classroom with 30 students, it is commonly a 50/50 ratio of males to females, however the participation, praise, and critical thinking does not follow the ratio. In a three year study observing over a 100 elementary school classrooms in Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, Virginia, and the District of Columbia; on average boys will raise their hands eight times as often as a girl, receive far more constructive criticism, and be given the chance to individually solve a situation or problem without any assistance. This is why the formation of single sex schools was needed to terminate these unfair factors and give both genders respectively, a chance to grow at their own pace with no undue pressure. Due to this fact, single sex schools were put into effect before the 19th century, but did not catch the public’s eye at first, but recently, educators have implemented this system in their respective states and its yielded great results. Test scores, behavior, opinions, and especially confidence has all risen for both genders and received outstanding feedback from parents in favor of this education system. Single single schools needs to overtake the educational system because of the countless benefits that coeducation does not provide.

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