All Girls Schools Have No Girl Power [HD, 720p] Girls' schools: biggest bullies breeding ground - News - TES. Comment:Last Updated:6 July, 2010Section:News Pupils at all-girls’ schools are more likely to be bullied and violently attacked than those at their co-educational counterparts.
Physical bullying is worst in female-only classrooms, with the problem getting worse as children get older, according to the study. More girls and boys taught in a single-sex environment reported abuse from other pupils compared to the 90 per cent of pupils who attend co-educational schools. By the age of 16, pupils at all-girls’ schools are “significantly” more likely to be the victim of violent bullying than those at mixed or boys- only schools, researchers at the National Centre for Social Research found. Single-Sex Education Is Ineffective, Report Says. The report, “The Pseudoscience of Single Sex Schooling,” to be published in Science magazine by eight social scientists who are founders of the nonprofit American Council for CoEducational Schooling, is likely to ignite a new round of debate and legal wrangling about the effects of single-sex education.
It asserts that “sex-segregated education is deeply misguided and often justified by weak, cherry-picked or misconstrued scientific claims rather than by valid scientific evidence.” But the strongest argument against single-sex education, the article said, is that it reduces boys’ and girls’ opportunities to work together, and reinforces sex stereotypes. “Boys who spend more time with other boys become increasingly aggressive,” the article said. “Similarly, girls who spend more time with other girls become more sex-typed.” The authors are psychologists and neuroscientists from several universities who have researched and written on sex differences and sex roles. The lead author, Diane F. Print Article for the National Catholic Register. News Statistics Show Benefits of Single-Sex Education BY Lisa Pevtzow June 09, 1996 Issue | Posted 6/9/96 at 1:00 AM AT VILLA VICTORIA Academy in New Jersey, girls fill every leadership position and captain every sports team.
The student council president is female, as is the head of the school's math team and the graduating class valedictorian. “No one can sit back and let the boys take all the leadership positions,” said senior Karen Burke, a national merit semi-finalist. For more than 50 years, single-sex schools were often dismissed as old-fashioned and discriminatory. In the last several years, convincing evidence has shown that in the realm of single-sex education, at least, separate can be equal. Research data, much of it drawn from Catholic schools, has shown single-sex schools are often more effective than their coed counterparts. The faculty at Villa Victoria and other Catholic girls's chools say that is something their religious orders have known instinctively for many years. What Are the Advantages of Single Sex Education? The Question What are the advantages of single sex education?
Is single sex education better than coeducation? What does available research have to say about the subject? Background We have spent several generations advancing the equality of the sexes. With that in mind coeducation which is based on that laudable theme of equality seems like the right way to go. On the other hand some research seems to suggest that boys and girls learn in different ways. Single Sex Classes Popular As More Public Schools Split Up Boys And Girls. MIDDLETON, Idaho -- Robin Gilbert didn't set out to confront gender stereotypes when she split up the boys and girls at her elementary school in rural southwestern Idaho.
But that's exactly what happened, with her Middleton Heights Elementary now among dozens of public schools nationwide being targeted by the American Civil Liberties Union in a bitter struggle over whether single-sex learning should be continued. Under pressure, single-sex programs have been dropped at schools from Missouri to Louisiana. "It doesn't frustrate me," Gilbert said of the criticism, "but it makes the work harder. " While Gilbert's school is believed to be the only one in Idaho offering single-sex classes, the movement is widespread in states like South Carolina, which has more than 100 schools that offer some form of a single-gender program. Single-sex classes began proliferating after the U.S.
Diane F. "Stereotyping increases so we really do have lots of data that says it's just not supported," she said.