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What Research Says about Small Classes and Their Effects

By Bruce J. Biddle, David C. Berliner


This Policy Perspectives report answers key questions on class size: What research has appeared on class size to date? What findings have surfaced and how can we explain those findings? Why have those findings provoked controversy? And, what should we conclude about class-size policies based on the research?

The report is part of a series funded by the Rockefeller Foundation entitled, In Pursuit of Better Schools: What Research Says.

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Product #: PP-02-01
Copyright: 2002
Format: Print
Pages: 24
Publisher: WestEd