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Stotsky, Sandra; Denny, George – Journal of School Choice, 2012
Gendered schooling is growing in the United States, but little research exists on single-sex classes in public elementary schools. This study sought to find out if single-sex classes in two elementary schools made a difference in boys' reading gains in 2008-2009, as judged by scores on the state's annual literacy test. In one school, boys in the…
Descriptors: Reading Achievement, Reading Tests, Elementary Schools, Males
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Monto, Martin A.; Dahmen, Jessica – Journal of School Choice, 2009
This study compares the college freshman grade point averages of public and private high school graduates attending a "more selective" private university. Though graduates of public high schools had slightly lower SAT scores than graduates of private high schools, their end-of-freshman-year grade point averages were somewhat higher…
Descriptors: High Schools, Grade Point Average, Private Schools, Public Schools