An interminable thinkpiece detailing yet another fad in K-12 education: single-sex classrooms. Author Elizabeth Weil finally gets to the point several paragraphs from the end:
"School-effects studies try to answer questions like whether large schools are better than small schools or whether charter schools are better than public schools. The effects are always small. So many variables are at play in a school: quality of teachers, quality of the principal, quality of the infrastructure, involvement of families, financing, curriculum — the list is nearly endless."