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Successful Leadership in High-Needs Schools: An Examination of Core Leadership Practices Enacted in Challenging Contexts [2013]

  Abstract Purpose: The purpose of this study was to examine the ways principals in three high-needs middle schools enacted core leadership practices in concert with their immediate contexts to institutionalize comprehensive school reforms and support student learning. Research Methods: The…

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Sex Differences in Mathematics and Reading Achievement Are Inversely Related: Within- and Across-Nation Assessment of 10 Years of PISA Data

  Abstract We analyzed one decade of data collected by the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), including the mathematics and reading performance of nearly 1.5 million 15 year olds in 75 countries. Across nations, boys scored higher than girls in mathematics, but lower than…

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A new study of 87,921 students [KR]

A new study of 87,921 students: students RANDOMLY assigned to single-gender schools had better outcomes than students assigned to coed schools.   Leonard Sax (http://www.singlesexschools.org/) Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania traveled to Seoul South Korea, because in Seoul,…

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The Effects of Single-Sex Education on Short and Long Term Extracurricular Participation [US] [2012]

  The Effects of Single-Sex Education on Short and Long Term Extracurricular Participation By: Grace A. Foster April, 2012 Abstract A provision in “No Child Left Behind” that allows for single-sex education in public schools has led to increased interest in the potential…

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Ces garçons, juste là pour embêter les filles ? Résultat d’une enquête auprès des élèves [2012]

Que retirent les filles de la présence des garçons en classe ? D’un point de vue éducatif, pas grand-chose. C’est du moins ce qui ressort d’un questionnaire anonyme de 37 questions soumis à plus de 400 élèves appartenant aux 13 écoles non-mixtes de l’EASSE en Catalogne (Espagne).…

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