The Pseudoscience of Single-Sex Schooling

  title={The Pseudoscience of Single-Sex Schooling},
  author={D. Halpern and L. Eliot and R. Bigler and R. Fabes and L. Hanish and J. Hyde and L. S. Liben and C. Martin},
  pages={1706 - 1707}
Single-sex schooling lacks scientific support and may exaggerate sexism and gender stereotyping. In 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 justified by weak, cherry-picked, or misconstrued scientific claims rather than by valid scientific evidence. There is no well-designed research showing that single-sex (SS) education… Expand
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