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Smaller Class Sizes

Are Smaller College Calculus Classes Really Better?

Frank Morgan | Posted 10.26.2013 | College
Frank Morgan

An unpublished study from the late 1990s showed that calculus students in classes of about 35 do no better than students in classes of 90 and larger. There was no statistical difference in the amount learned or in the drop-out rate.

Alex Kuczynski-Brown

New York Public School Class Size 'Absurd,' Union Leader Says

HuffingtonPost.com | Alex Kuczynski-Brown | Posted 09.26.2012 | Education

NEW YORK -- Nearly half of New York City’s public schools have classrooms that are more crowded than the teachers' union contract allows -- a “ver...

For 5th Year In A Row, Parents Indicate Desire For Smaller Class Size, Survey Says

Posted 07.23.2012 | Education

The New York City Department of Education recently released the results of its annual Learning Environment Survey, with “smaller class size” once ...

Does More Money Mean Better Education?

Posted 01.09.2012 | Education

Amid major slashes to public funding, political leaders have cited assertions that money doesn't affect student learning to sometimes justify cutting ...