Let's Put Kids First, Finally: Getting Class Size Right

Let's Put Kids First, Finally: Getting Class Size Right

By: Charles M. Achilles (author)Hardback

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Building on many years' research on class size and student outcomes in the early primary grades of America's public schools, the author advocates class size reduction for increased student achievement on the early years.

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About Author

Charles M. Achilles is Professor of Educational Leadership, College of Education, Eastern Michigan University (EMU). He received his doctorate in Educational Administration from the University of Rochester and worked briefly at the (former) U.S. Office of Education, for 21 years at the Bureau of Educational Research and Service, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, for 6 years at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro; and since 1994 at EMU.

Contents

Getting Class Size Right Recent Antecedents of Interest Class-Size Interest The Need to Observe Teaching What Happens in Various-Sized Classes? Lessons Learned from Small Classes Small Classes Provide Benefits for Students Teaching in Small Classes Incentive and Reform Public Perception and Professional Practice Needed World-Class Ingenuity Class Size Does Matter

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/04/1999
  • ISBN13: 9780803968066
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 216
  • ID: 9780803968066
  • weight: 465
  • ISBN10: 080396806X

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