Boys and girls from single-sex schools scored on the average 15-22 percentile ranks higher than children from coed schools, according to a 6-year study of 270,000 students from coed and single-sex schools conducted by the Australian Council for Educational Research.
The study found that "coed schools are limited in their capacity to accommodate large differences in cognitive, social, and developmental rates of boys and girls." In single-sex schools, said the study, the curriculum is more demanding, the atmosphere more pleasant, and student behavior better... Click here to download


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