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Single-Gender Education

By Mary C. Breaden — January 22, 2008 1 min read
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South Carolina Student Survey on Single-Gender Education

Three-fourths of South Carolina students in grades 2 through 9 felt positive about their experiences in single-gender classrooms, says a survey from the South Carolina Department of Education.

Students cited heightened self-confidence and classroom participation as reasons for favoring single-gender classrooms. The online survey of 1,700 students in single-gender classrooms across the state was conducted in November and December 2007.

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A version of this article appeared in the January 23, 2008 edition of Education Week

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