News tagged with girls

Do co-ed classrooms optimize learning?

(Phys.org)—Do students behave and perform better when only in class with peers of the same sex? A recent study done by University of Arkansas professor Sandra Stotsky reveals clues about the potential of same-sex classes.

Oct 01, 2012
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'Valley Girl' dialect expanding to males

The American English speech variant known as uptalk, or "Valley Girl speak" – marked by a rise in pitch at the ends of sentences – is typically associated with young southern Californian females. New research shows uptalk ...

Dec 04, 2013
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New Zealand mulls new cyber-bullying law

New Zealand said it was considering making cyber-bullying a criminal offence, amid concerns that existing laws offer inadequate protection from online harassment.

Aug 15, 2012
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New push to get girls into computer sciences

Google has given The Associated Press an early look at how it's trying to change the gender disparity in its own workforce, and in the pipeline of potential workers, by launching a campaign Thursday called "Made with Code."

Jun 19, 2014
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Gender identity and single-sex schools

Newspaper headlines worldwide tout the benefits of single-sex schools: Girls 75% more likely to take math if they go to a single-sex private school, Will boys learn better if girls aren't allowed? Single-sex education is ...

Dec 11, 2013
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