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Class sizes raise concerns for Mich. parents, districts, teachers

Class sizes can vary each year at each grade level. We diligently monitor the sizes but are ever mindful of our budgetary and physical limitations," she said. "There is currently no physical ... as ... read more

Why 30,000 Los Angeles teachers are ready to strike over huge class sizes

Even more contentious now is the excessive class sizes suffered by too many Los Angeles public school students and teachers. The district claims it cannot afford to reduce class size, while the union ... read more

The Los Angeles Teacher Strike's Class Size Conundrum

"For me, that's the No. 1 ... sizes by only a few students. Here's what the district is offering: Cap fourth through sixth grade classes at 35 students. (Currently, they can be as large as 39 at some ... read more

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Tighter budget will force Clark County schools to increase class sizes next year

Spending would fall $13.9 million short of this year’s plan, despite an increase in per-student state funding. District officials already had increased class sizes ... grades; 34.5-to-1 in middle ... read more

San Marcos teachers protest over contract negotiations

About 500 teachers with the San Marcos Unified School District turned out for a school board meeting Tuesday to protest contract negotiations. The union is asking the district to increase pay ... ... read more

West suburban school districts cry foul over proposed PE mandate, saying it will cost millions and cut academic classes

High school students also would no longer ... to lower class sizes at our Title I buildings, provide additional support for reading in those buildings to improve academic achievement and increase ... read more

No Tax Increase For City School District

A chart compiled by the district shows the average class size, according to actual daily attendance averages, will remain at 17 in kindergarten through second grades, increase from 17 ... to be more ... read more

How rising teacher pension costs hurt school districts

Related: Are teachers losing their grip on the middle class ... crowd out money for things like school supplies and building repairs. With no simple solutions in sight, pension debt may be a millstone ... read more

Teachers in Los Angeles want more than a raise—here's why over 30,000 just went on strike

The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD ... teachers strike in Los Angeles is also about class size. Today @LASchools presented UTLA with a new offer to significantly reduce class size and ... read more

Class size waivers still rampant in Texas elementary schools

The Dallas school district ... grade levels, a class size limited to 13-17 students can have a positive impact in closing some achievement gaps for minority students,” Golsan said. “However, due to ... read more

Clark County teachers rally in campaign for smaller class sizes

Although Nevada has a class-size reduction program in the first to third grades, cash-strapped school districts were forced to increase class sizes during the recession to balance their budgets. As a ... read more

L.A. teachers union can avert a strike and cut class sizes. Here’s how.

Without reform, there will be no money for class size ... increase in state spending since 2010, fewer than half perform at grade level in reading and writing, and even fewer perform at grade level in ... read more

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