Class Size

Word CLASS SIZE
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The word "class-size" in example sentences

Trustees are more impressed with rock-climbing walls than class-size reduction, he said. ❋ Daniel De Vise (2011)

• For a summary of the class-size evidence by the main authority in this area, Professor Peter Blatchford, visit classsizeresearch.org.uk. ❋ Unknown (2011)

To give local schools flexibility in trimming their budgets, the Florida legislature last month cut the number of courses schools offer that must meet the state's strict class-size mandates. ❋ Steve Malanga (2011)

Snider claimed that class-size reduction programs in California and Florida now "look foolish" and are a "luxury ... we can no longer afford." ❋ Leonie Haimson (2010)

"It doesn't feel like the situation is getting any better," said the 38-year-old Mr. Sheridan, who donated money last year to help the district avert class-size increases and layoffs. ❋ Cari Tuna (2011)

Gates proposes ending class-size reduction experiments, lifting caps on class size and offering good teachers financial incentives to teach more students. ❋ Unknown (2011)

"Using the estimated earnings impact of these non-cognitive skills and the direct cost of a class-size reduction, the implied internal rate of return from an 8th-grade class-size reduction is 4.6 percent overall, but 7.9 percent in urban schools." ❋ Leonie Haimson (2011)

The city acknowledged that final class-size numbers would show more crowded classrooms, but it blamed a $1.7 billion drop in state and federal aid. ❋ Lisa Fleisher (2011)

Over the years, though, the research community has more or less confirmed that class-size reduction doesn't yield significant performance gains. ❋ Unknown (2011)

• Critical state programs, including Basic Health, GA-U, class-size reduction for K-4, long-term care for seniors and the disabled, and Working Connections Child Care, should not be cut to the point that they are not functional. ❋ Unknown (2010)

Many states pursued class-size reduction initiatives in the 1990s. ❋ Unknown (2011)

Hey, Francisco The Man, lay off Gekko on the class-size question. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Here's another misleading statement from Chingos: Stanford's Eric Hanushek compiled 276 estimates of class-size effects from 59 studies, and found that only 11 percent of these estimates indicated positive effects of smaller classes. ❋ Leonie Haimson (2011)

Snider claimed that class-size reduction programs in California and Florida now “look foolish” and are a “luxury …. we can no longer afford.” ❋ Valerie Strauss (2010)

Lately, Gates has been advocating paying teachers based on classroom performance instead of seniority and ending costly investments in class-size reduction, two of the more provocative topics in public education. ❋ Unknown (2011)

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