Women Graduates of Single-Sex and Coeducational High Schools: Differences in their Characteristics and the Transition to College

Author(s): Linda J. Sax
Institution: The Sudikoff Family Institute for Education & New Media and UCLA Graduate School of Education & Information Studies
Year of Study: 2009
Women Graduates of Single-Sex and Coeducational High Schools: Differences in their Characteristics and the Transition to College

A well-documented, national study that shows the statistically significant edge girls’ school graduates have over their coed peers. This research by Professor Linda Sax of the UCLA Graduate School of Education and Information Studies disentangles the effects of single-sex education from confounding demographic influences. The statistical base of the girls’ school advantage is fully explicated and illustrated in this authoritative publication.

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