Same-Sex Schooling Is Actually Bullshit

Sex-segregated schools are ineffective and detrimental to children's development, argue Rebecca Bigler and Lise Eliot, professors and co-authors of "The pseudoscience of single-sex schooling," in the Washington Post. But despite "rigorous educational research" supporting their inefficacy, hundreds of schools continue… » 6/04/12 2:30pm 6/04/12 2:30pm

Women's Colleges Promote Sweatpants & Poor Tampon Hygiene, Says…

As a graduate of Wellesley College, I thought going to a women's college was about receiving an excellent education at an institution that's mission is to promote gender equality. Now a Wesleyan undergrad has opened my eyes to the horrors of single-sex education. How could I have failed to notice my fellow students… » 10/18/11 10:33pm 10/18/11 10:33pm

Women's College To Go Coed, Keep Offering Single-Sex Courses

Currently all-female Peace College has decided to admit men, but they're going about it in an unusual way — they'll be keeping some classes gender-segregated, ostensibly to accommodate male and female "learning styles." » 7/25/11 6:40pm 7/25/11 6:40pm

Women's College Told It Needs "Real Men" As Reps (Updated) is holding a competition for "Mr. Wellesley Freshman" at the women's college. Though transgender men attend Wellesley, HerCampus nominated men from other colleges to represent the school, since a transgender male obviously can't be the hottest guy on campus. » 3/12/10 2:00pm 3/12/10 2:00pm

Are Single-Sex Schools Bad For Boys?

A new study suggests single-sex schooling makes boys more likely to divorce — and even suffer "malaise" — when they grow up. But is single-sex schooling bad for girls as well? » 12/01/09 12:00pm 12/01/09 12:00pm

Want your daughter to do better in school? Tell her to work out! The CDC reports that attendance in phys. ed. classes might be related to higher academic achievement for elementary-age school girls. (Oddly, no such correlation was found for boys.) But not all girls are lucky enough to even get the chance to take P.E.… » 3/06/08 2:45pm 3/06/08 2:45pm