California Class Size Reduction Experiment Called Into Question

A study by a coalition of think tanks says its unclear whether the state's $8 billion program has improved academic achievement. The report finds budget shortages have forced two-thirds of California schools to trim other programs to implement the plan, which mandates that schools maintain a 20-1 student-to-teacher ratio in K-3 classrooms.

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