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Essay arguing for single sex education

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´╗┐Essay arguing for single sex education Firstly, single sex schools, unlike co-ed schools are more supportive academically, the competition between sexes is lowered, and students discover their character and are allowed to develop their intellect. Single sex education offers a completely different educational experience and does not allow gender to interfere in a negative way. In a single-sex environment students feel freer to explore their ideas and most importantly, to not feel pressurised to conform with gender stereotypical behaviour that is put on a gender to a particular subject or interest. ...read more.


Also, single sex schools perform better academically than mixed sex schools. This is because single sex schools eliminate distractions from the opposite sex, helping students focus more on their studies. With the absence of the opposite sex, ?it can help some students to become more focused and well-rounded? (Christiana Hoff Sommers) because there are no attractions and relationships between boys and girls that could interfere with ones studies. ...read more.


Girls do not have to compete with boys to prove that they are better than boys at maths or any of the sciences or boys have to compete with girls to prove that they are better than girls in any other particular subject. Single sex schools encourage girl?s interest in games male associated sports,and boy?s interest in literature and art. In conclusion, single sex education is legal and beneficial because the supreme court ruled for it, it reduces gender discrimination and eliminates distractions between the opposite sex especially among young adults. ...read more.

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