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Do Coed Classes Help Or Hurt Students?


Most public schools in today's world are coeducational, but that doesn't mean all schools follow this model. While some private schools across the nation pride themselves on being gender-exclusive, there are a wide variety of benefits to having coeducational classrooms. Mixed-gender classrooms allow for a wider range of student experiences than single-gender classrooms, fostering emotional intelligence, social skills, and more.

Coed Classrooms Common

Even outside of public school settings, classrooms with students of different genders are incredibly common. 96% of all private schools in 2011 and 2012 were coeducational, with 4% of private schools being single gender (2% all-boys and 2% all-girls). Still, many parents will look specifically for these single gender schools, wanting their children to be in classrooms with children similar to them. While there isn't enough evidence yet to suggest that one system is superior definitively, there are a wide variety of benefits to schools that allow children of different genders to study together.

Social Benefits Of Mixed Genders

Coeducational classrooms largely derive their benefits from the social aspect of including students of diverse experiences in the same space. Many of these benefits are most pronounced during earlier stages of education, like in preschool or elementary schools. However, middle and high school students also can develop social skills through exposure to students of other genders.

Mixing genders within the classroom give students an opportunity to develop empathy and compassion in ways that are difficult to build into any sort of curriculum. Students of different genders are inevitably going to have different life experiences, even early on in development; being able to interact with one another and learn from each other's experiences helps them develop incredibly important social skills that will serve them well as they grow and interact with the rest of society. Additionally, coeducational programs can help to emphasize gender equality by allowing each student to observe others contributing equally to classroom activities, regardless of gender. Reinforcing this early will help prepare young students for later education and even joining the workforce in the future

Coeducational classrooms can be incredibly beneficial to your child's emotional and social development. Schools everywhere, both public and private, have been benefiting from incorporating students of all experiences into a single classroom.

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