contact staff ecs twitter facebook

Document Number: 8521

Class-Size Policies MS Word PDF - The logic behind keeping class size low is powerful: The fewer kids that teachers have to deal with in a classroom, the thinking goes, the more time they can focus on delivering high-quality individualized instruction. This ECS StateNote examines the characteristics and popularity of two similar approaches that states have chosen to keep classes small by using one of two approaches: Placing caps on the number of students that may be in one classroom; and enacting initiatives to reduce class size. (Kyle Zinth, Education Commission of the States, April 2010)...
Author: Kyle Zinth
Publication: StateNote
Publisher: Education Commission of the States

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