News Tag: Class Size

Monday, October 24, 2011

Susan Dynarski's research linking K-3 class size with increased college-going and completion reported in The Economist

Tags: class size, digital signage, dynarski, early childhood, higher education

Early childhood interventions, such as reduced class size, have positive effects later in life.


Wednesday, October 19, 2011

David Cohen comments on class size in the Detroit News

Tags: class size, cohen, detroit, digital signage, expertise, k-12

He said that research shows that the larger the class, the harder it is for students to get access to the teacher and the harder it is for the teacher to manage the class. Also that the consequences of large classes are greater for disadvantaged students.


Friday, October 07, 2011

Susan Dynarski's research on the effects of elementary school class-size on college attendance and completion featured in NY Times blog

Tags: class size, digital signage, dynarski, elementary education, higher education

Using Tennessee STAR data, she finds that kindergartners who had smaller class sizes are more likely than their peers to attend and complete college.


Friday, March 18, 2011

On call-in radio show, Deborah Ball says better teacher preparation the most effective route to better U.S. education

Tags: ball, class size, curricula, digital signage, elementary education, k-12, secondary education, teacher education, teacher education initiative, teacher quality

She talked about teacher status, class size, and education funding, and emphasized that effective teacher preparation would be the most powerful lever in improving K-12 education in the U.S. on the Pat Morrison Show on Southern California Public Radio (89.3 KPCC).


Friday, January 28, 2011

Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy (CLOSUP) continues its Education Policy Initiative Seminar Series

Tags: class size, deans updates, jacob, secondary education

On Monday, January 31, 2011, the Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy (CLOSUP) at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy will continue its Education Policy Initiative Seminar Series with the panel discussion “Does Size Matter? The Role of Small High Schools in Reforming Public Education.”


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