Should Boys and Girls Attend Separate Schools

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Discursive Essay
Should boys and girls attend separate schools?

SherikhanValiyeva
20112291
Karina Narymbetova
Academic Reading and Writing 1
Section 11
KIMEP

September 28, 2012
Abstract
This essay will consider on why attending single sex school is beneficial for children than attending public or private schools. According to the new research which proves that contemporary boarding schools diverse body of motivated and well-rounded students who study and live supportive, inclusive academic communities where they learn about independence and responsibility, traditional values that help them to achieves success at higher rates than private day and public schools students.

Outline
Essay question: Should boys and girls attend separate schools

I.Introduction
Thesis statement: Boarding schools diverse body of motivated and well-rounded students who study and live supportive, inclusive academic communities where they learn about independence and responsibility, traditional values that help them to achieve success at higher rates than private day and public schools students.

II. Body
A. Living in a hostel is necessary for discipline, team spirit and academic excellence.
1. The “KTL” has certain rules, which every pupil have to follow.
2. Boys and girls interpret colors differently, hear differently and therefore learn differently.

B. Boarding schools place as much importance on character development and self-discipline and growth as they do on academic success. 1. Child does learn values that he or she might miss at home, such as sharing, better social adjustment, initiative, leadership and the like. 2. Boarding schools have the advantage of building relationships among students and faculty in a way that is unlike any other.

C. Children from the very beginning should learn how to communicate with each other. 1. To learn social skills, be supportive and understand opposite sex. 2. . Male students in a single-sex program may grow up to view women in a negative way and have trouble understanding the opposite sex.

III. Conclusion

Single-sex schools are not very common nowadays, but there was a time when it was the general trend in education that boys and girls studied separately. Historic novels are rich in heroines who complete their education in girls’ boarding schools and become real ladies. Going apart to the historical data, in colonial time’s boys and girls were educated separately. But by the mid 19th century financing for education was becoming a public expense and girls and boys began to share classes (Kennedy, 2012). Despite this, in Kazakhstan single sex schools like “KTL” still has a great demand. These schools today are much different than they used to be, and poles apart from stereotypical images, such as havens for children of privilege or refuges for troubled teens. New research proves that contemporary boarding schools diverse body of motivated and well-rounded students who study and live supportive, inclusive academic communities where they learn about independence and responsibility, traditional values that help them to achieves success at higher rates than private day and public schools students.

First of all, one of the many reasons given for these schools is that living in a hostel is necessary for discipline, team spirit and academic excellence. The “KTL” has certain rules, which every pupil have to follow. According to their policy, they managed onetime for doing homework. So, child who is studying in “educational” environment acquires...
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