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Analysis: Smaller class sizes, better results

Analysis: Smaller class sizes, better results

By Lisa Schencker
The Salt Lake Tribune
Updated Feb 5, 2011 09:22AM MDT
Utah schools that met federal testing goals last year tended to have lower class sizes than those that didn’t, according to a state Office of Education analysis released Friday.
Each year, schools are expected to make Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) on state tests toward the goals of the federal law No Child Left Behind. According to state office data, Utah schools that made AYP last year had lower average class sizes than those that didn’t.
Elementary schools that made AYP had average class size...

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