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All Girls' Schools

Gratitude and 6 Other Things I Learned at Boarding School

Katerina Lopez | Posted 12.28.2014 | College
Katerina Lopez

Now that I am more than two years removed from my Porter's graduation date I have truly come to appreciate the experience.

The First Annual Out Of The Binders Conference And The Power Of Female Communities

Meghan O'Dea | Posted 12.14.2014 | Women
Meghan O'Dea

I can't wait for equality and to see sexism become a thing of the past, but I hope we don't lose the sense of sisterhood and excitement we had this weekend.

Growing Up With Curly Top

Ann V. Klotz | Posted 04.20.2014 | Women
Ann V. Klotz

Growing up happens gradually. We cannot see around corners or know how our stories will turn out. As we grow, we hold onto certain images, moments, scenes. We carry them as sources of inspiration, humor and comfort.

Madrasati: My Responsibility. My Community. My Future

Carla Moreno | Posted 04.01.2014 | Education
Carla Moreno

Education is my shield, my sword and my olive branch. -- Queen Rania Al Abdullah of Jordan As an educator and adventurer, travel is essential to my ...

What It's Really Like To Go To An All-Girls School

Sanah Imran | Posted 05.16.2013 | Teen
Sanah Imran

Admit it. Whether you're a guy or a girl, you've wondered what really goes on in an all-girls school. I'm here to show you the raw, uncut footage of a day in the life at an all-girls school.

Leaning In to Single-Sex Education

Hilary Levey Friedman | Posted 05.27.2013 | Books
Hilary Levey Friedman

We all learned as young women the hard-to-measure notion that females can be leaders in any area just by looking around us at our peers. This knowledge and the confidence that comes with it can't be discounted.

N.J.'s Only All-Boys Public School Prompts Praise, Criticism

Posted 10.23.2012 | Education

Last month marked the grand opening of the Eagle Academy for Young Men of Newark, the city’s first and only public, single-sex school. The academ...

Arianna To Graduates: 'Failure Is Not The Opposite Of Success'

Posted 06.20.2012 | Teen

Last week, Arianna Huffington, president and editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post Media Group, addressed the senior class of 2012 at The Nightingale...

Famous Alumni of All-Girls Schools

Tereza Nemessanyi | Posted 04.30.2012 | Women
Tereza Nemessanyi

To honor Women's History Month, we're taking an inventory of factors which tend to position girls -- and women -- for success.

The Pros and Cons of an All-Girl's Education

Arielle Schacter | Posted 12.06.2011 | Home
Arielle Schacter

I've gone to an all-girls, K-12 school since forever. Since before I knew that boys existed, before I thought that they had cooties, and before I decided that, in fact, they are actually cute.

Are Single Sex Schools Good for Girls?

Susan Sawyers | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Sawyers

It turns out that graduates of all-girls high schools show stronger academic orientations and higher levels of confidence in their math and computer abilities than their coed peers.

Talking With Diana Meehan, Co-Founder Of The Archer School

E. A. Hanks | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
E. A. Hanks

Girls in classrooms were consistently undermined and overlooked. They're taught to behave, in every stage of learning, in every sort of school. Except in girl's schools, of course.