TITLE

Maths minus boys means `better learning for girls'

AUTHOR(S)
Nadis, Steve
PUB. DATE
November 1994
SOURCE
Nature;11/17/1994, Vol. 372 Issue 6503, p211
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that girls-only mathematics classes may be taught in Portsmouth High School in New Hampshire in September 1995. Portsmouth High School board's vote on a proposal made by Charles Vaughn; Elimination of the achievement gap between boys and girls; Comments on the proposal.
ACCESSION #
9412275000

 

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