She is the author of I'm Dysfunctional, You're Dysfunctional. As a consequence, it seems, girls fall behind their male classmates: "Girls and boys enter school roughly equal in measured ability. Boris Johnson. Her subsequent study of independent schools, however, "produced equivocal results.
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You must be logged in to vote. In fact studies do not show that girls fare better in single-sex schools. Many of them encourage female academic achievement, but they discourage academic competition with males. Robert Fisk.
It's impossible to know what this survey means. In some cases the law prohibits acts of private discrimination as well. Does the sheriff escape liability?
The other teacher did not. Please continue to respect all commenters and create constructive debates. Comments 0. Inthe No Child Left Behind Act added a provision giving single-sex classrooms and schools the ability to exist as long as they are voluntary.
DRPF Consults designs school eBooks covering the most critical topics about education problems in today's schools. Boris Johnson. But experts cited by the American Institutes for Research found no evidence of heightened "long-term interest in science and technology among females, despite efforts to change attitudes.
Feminism is inconsistent on the subject of sex-based differences. The research failed to back up a claim made by advocates of mixed schooling that being taught co-educationally meant youngsters were less likely to opt for a homosexual or lesbian lifestyle.
The image of women's colleges has improved in the past five years, thanks partly to Hillary Rodham Clinton, Wellesley class of Pupils taught in single-sex schools are more likely to study for subjects traditionally thought of as the preserve of the opposite sex, though.
It was at least arguable that women's colleges were accepting the limits of femininity rather than challenging them.