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What do boys and girls have to say about single-sex education?

Surveys and interviews conducted over a three-year period suggest that responses to questions about the single-sex experience vary by age and gender. Some of the most notable findings are below:

Girls were more likely to express a feeling of emotionally safety in single-sex classes.
Some students reported that they feel more challenged and successful in single-sex classes.
Some boys reported that aggression was a problem in single-sex classes.
Satisfaction seemed to vary with the age and gender of the student.

Source: F.R. Spielhagen (2009). “Middle School Boys and Girls Discuss Single-Sex Education”