Gender-Segregated Schooling A Problem Disguised as a Solution

  title={Gender-Segregated Schooling A Problem Disguised as a Solution},
  author={Richard A. Fabes and Carol Lynn Martin and Laura D. Hanish and Kathrine M. Galligan and Erin Elizabeth Pahlke},
Gender-segregated (GS) schooling has become popular in the United States despite the fact that every major review has concluded that GS schooling is not superior to coeducational schooling. Moreover, concern has been raised that GS schooling leads to negative effects, including increased gender stereotyping. We argue that these negative effects result from peer influences in gender-segregated peer contexts—including GS schooling. We also contend that educational policy makers need to understand… CONTINUE READING
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