Study: Smaller classes don't help student achievement

08/26/2004 | Australian (tiered subscription model), The

According to a study of 1,540 Victoria, Australia, primary and secondary schools by the Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, class size has no effect on student performance on state math and reading tests. While acknowledging that tests are a limited measure of achievement, researchers recommended schools consider ways money earmarked for class-size reductions could be better invested.

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