Education. The pseudoscience of single-sex schooling.

@article{Halpern2011EducationTP,
  title={Education. The pseudoscience of single-sex schooling.},
  author={Diane F. Halpern and Lise Eliot and Rebecca S Bigler and Richard A. Fabes and Laura D. Hanish and Janet Shibley Hyde and Lynn S. Liben and Carol Lynn Martin},
  journal={Science},
  year={2011},
  volume={333 6050},
  pages={1706-7}
}
I n attempting to improve schools, it is critical to remember that not all reforms lead to meaningful gains for students. We argue that one change in particular— sex-segregated education—is deeply misguided, and often justifi ed by weak, cherrypicked, or misconstrued scientific claims rather than by valid scientific evidence. There is no well-designed research showing that single-sex (SS) education improves students’ academic performance, but there is evidence that sex segregation increases… CONTINUE READING