Where are Joel Klein's Priorities?
about class size
With new classrooms to lower class size costing $20 million+ , Joel Klein has requested - and has been collecting - $70 million for the new Leadership Academy to train Principals with Jack Welch, formerly of GE. Does this show that class size is not that important?
METROPOLITAN DESK | September 13, 2003, Saturday
Classrooms Are Bulging, Teachers Union Says
By DAVID M. HERSZENHORN (NYT) 439 words
Late Edition - Final , Section B , Page 2 , Column 4 DISPLAYING FIRST 50 OF 439 WORDS - More than 9,200 classes in city public schools have so many students that they exceed limits in the teachers' contract, Randi Weingarten, the president of the United Federation of Teachers, charged yesterday. ... The limits vary depending on grade levels, ranging from a maximum of 25 students in a kindergarten...