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Class Size

  • By: Charles Achilles, Jane Boyd-Zaharias & Christopher Tienken
  • In: Encyclopedia of Educational Reform and Dissent
  • Edited by: Thomas C. Hunt, James C. Carper, Thomas J. Lasley II & C. Daniel Raisch
  • Subject:General Education, Policy, Planning & Advocacy

Class size has been studied in the United States since about 1900, yet it was still in limbo by 2008. An early econometric study tied small classes to improved student outcomes. Fredrick Mosteller, Richard J. Light, and Jason A. Sachs's study ...

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