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End of an era—schools cram more students into grades 1 to 3

Monday, January 28, 2013

If you haven’t noticed, the golden era of California’s experiment with limiting public school class size in the earliest grades to 20 is over. To save money on teacher salaries amid austere budget times, the student-teacher ratio for early grades is now 30 to 1 in a lot of schools across the state, the maximum allowed under a 1964 law. AP’s Lisa Leff writes about it.


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