Single-Sex Schooling and Academic Attainment at School and Through the Lifecourse

  title={Single-Sex Schooling and Academic Attainment at School and Through the Lifecourse},
  author={Alice Sullivan and Heather Joshi and Diana Leonard},
  journal={American Educational Research Journal},
  pages={36 - 6}
This article examines the impact of single-sex schooling on a range of academic outcomes for a sample of British people born in 1958. In terms of the overall level of qualifications achieved, single-sex schooling is positive for girls at age 16 but neutral for boys, while at later ages, single-sex schooling is neutral for both sexes. However, single-sex schooling is linked to the attainment of qualifications in gender-atypical subject areas for both sexes, not just during the school years, but… 
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