ERIC Number: ED497919
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Reference Count: 0
What the Research Shows, Volume 2. The Benefits of Attending a Girls' School
National Coalition of Girls' Schools (NJ3)
This publication has been fully revamped and updated with new academic and scientific research. It contains: (1) twelve pages of reports and commentary from education researchers; (2) an expanded section on gender and the brain, citing the most recent studies; (3) new National Coalition of Girls' Schools alumnae survey findings integrated throughout; (4) talking points on the value of girls' schools; (5) colorful sidebars on communication skills, heightened career aspirations, and the role of appropriate risk taking; and (6) upgraded visual design. Like its predecessor, this updated edition is designed to be shared with prospective families, students and their parents preparing to re-enroll, alumnae and prospective donors, trustees, and consultants and feeder school contacts.
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Occupational Aspiration, Single Sex Schools, Females, Gender Issues, Gender Differences, Interpersonal Communication, Educational Research, Brain, Alumni, Attitude Measures, Student Needs, Womens Education
National Coalition of Girls' Schools. 57 Main Street, Concord, MA 01742. Tel: 978-287-4485; Fax: 978-287-6014; Web site: http://www.ncgs.org
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Coalition of Girls' Schools, Concord, MA.