Classroom Sizes: Do Larger Classes Make It Harder To Learn?

11/14/2011 12:22 pm ET | Updated Nov 15, 2011

According to the Student Teacher Achievement Ratio (STAR) study, students placed in small classes of 15 students, compared to students placed in larger classes of 22, score an average of three points higher on college entrance exams. Reporter Isabel Balla and videographer Kenzi Inman investigate how classroom sizes at Central High School in Springfield, Missouri -- which average 24 students -- can affect a student's success.

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