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Effects of single-sex and coeducational schooling in New Zealand (Woodward et al., 1999)

A 1999 study by Lianne Woodward, David Fergusson and John Horwood of the Christchurch School of Medicine found that, even after controlling for pre-entry differences in students’ backgrounds, including socioeconomic status, there was a “pervasive tendency for children attending single-sex schools to have a greater success in the School Certificate examinations,…
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