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At a time when policymakers are demanding budget cuts and more innovative approaches to schooling, pressure is building for loosening up constraints on class sizes.
December 1, 2010 | Updated: February 21, 2019 – Education Week
A bid to loosen Florida's class-size limits headed toward defeat, as did dueling measures in Oklahoma that centered on school funding.
November 10, 2010 – Education Week
A bid to loosen Florida’s class-size limits headed toward defeat, as did dueling measures in Oklahoma that centered on school funding.
November 3, 2010 | Updated: February 21, 2019 – Education Week
Findings from New York City's small-schools initiative may portend rapid progress at scale in high school reform, write Michele Cahill and Robert L. Hughes.
September 29, 2010 – Education Week
A new British study quantifies and confirms what many teachers have long believed: Students tend to be "off task" more often when they are in larger classes.
April 2, 2008 – Education Week
Smaller classes may help some students, but not all, research shows.
February 27, 2008 | Updated: February 21, 2019 – Education Week
Our readers and guests talked about the impact of class size on student learning.
February 21, 2007 – Education Week (Web)

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