A California Watch survey of the state’s 30 largest, K-12 school districts found that class sizes in kindergarten through third grade are increasing beyond 20 in many districts. In general, the figures in this map refer to teacher-student ratios set by the district for the 2009-10 school year. Actual class size may vary at individual schools depending on enrollments and attendance. District officials provided all responses.
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Are California class sizes increasing?
by Reveal Admin, Reveal
November 19, 2009