Achievement up among boys in single-gender classes at Arizona school

Most test scores among male students at an Arizona junior high school have risen since the school began offering same-gender classes. In the all-boys classes, teachers integrate short spurts of physical activity into classroom lessons, which research has shown to improve achievement among boys. Students often stand when answering questions, and teachers say they are stricter and allow little talking.

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