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Given that NCGS is focused on schools, it should come as no surprise that we like to stay on the cutting edge of thinking about girls’ education. We produce our own publications and studies, and source books and links that will deepen our understanding about how we can better serve our girls.


We offer a number of informative pieces for educators, parents, and girls, including our cornerstone publication, The Girls' School Advantage.

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The robust research report, Steeped in Learning: The Student Experience at All-Girls Schools, is a comparative analysis of responses to the High School Survey of Student Engagement (HSSSE), which was taken by nearly 13,000 girls attending all-girls schools, coed independent schools, and coed public schools. The girls' responses provide unequivocal support for the value of an all-girls educational environment. Click here to learn more.

A report commissioned by NCGS from UCLA's Higher Education Research Institute confirms that girls’ school graduates really do have an edge. Download the executive summary or full report.

The U.S. Department of Education examines gender differences in rates of participation and completion of undergraduate education, focusing on changes over time. Download the report.

Read "Trends in Educational Equity of Girls and Women," an article from the International Center for Education Statistics.

Read a piece from the Journal of Instructional Psychology that asks, "Are girls victims of gender bias in our nation’s schools?"

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