Tuesday, March 8, 2011
Tight Budgets Mean Squeeze in Classrooms
The New York Times published a story that took a look at an increase in class size due to budget cuts and teacher layoffs. Over the last two years, several states have loosened legal restrictions on class size. While many tend to oppose increased class size, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, has encouraged governors to consider paying bonuses to the best teachers who take on additional students.