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Experts Debate Merits of Same-sex Education for Girls

Do students learn better when they’re placed with classmates of the same sex? Educators at an all-girl school in Washington believe they do but others say there is evidence to support that claim. They say there other, more critical, factors that make a school effective.  Anyreah Clavijo likes school and hopes to be a fashion designer when she grows up. The 10-year-old attended kindergarten in a co-ed classroom, but for the past five years, she’s been at Excel Academy, the...

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