Document Number: 1774The Costs and Benefits of Smaller Classes in Wisconsin - This report concluded that Wisconsin needs to reexamine its "impetuous rush" to lower class sizes and think instead about improving the quality of its teachers. The report found that smaller classes of about 15 students helped a small population of students – namely, those in kindergarten and African-American students. Beyond that, the report said, the cost of class-size reduction "is not justifiable." (Thomas Hruz, Wisconsin Policy Research Institute, Inc., September 2000)...
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