2004 - Other SAGE Related Publications/Writing

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Big Kids, Small Classes?
Date:
June 17, 2004
Author:
Karen Lurie
Source:
ScienCentral News
In a smaller class, kids get more attention from their teacher, right? So shouldn't classes be small all the way through school? In fact, education researchers disagree sharply over whether smaller classes for upper grades are worthwhile.
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Gathering Accurate Data
Date:
Spring 2004
Source:
National Educational Association
It's difficult to track national progress in reducing class sizes because no state-by-state "actual" class size information exists. Educators know that smaller class sizes mean higher quality education, but how do you convince politicians of this all-important truth? The first step is gathering accurate data. This Class Size Data Collection Form is designed to provide state departments of education with a standard approach to collecting and reporting "actual" class size data.

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Class Size
Date:
Spring 2004
Source:
National Educational Association
Bolstered by substantive research and widespread popularity among parents and teachers, significant strides in reducing class size have been made in California, Wisconsin and elsewhere in recent years.
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