contact staff ecs twitter facebook

Document Number: 1774

The 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)...

Related Issues

Class Size

Home  |  About ECS  |  Education Issues A-Z  | Research Studies  |  Reports & Databases  |  State Legislation  |  State Profiles  |  Projects & Institutes  |  Newsroom  |  Website User's Guide
700 Broadway, #810 Denver, CO 80203-3442
Phone: 303.299.3600 | Fax: 303.296.8332
©2015 Education Commission of the States |
Read our privacy policy