$4.00 [1.00 Continuing Education Credit Hours]
Course Number: #02-475
Class size is an important determinant of student outcomes, and one that can be directly determined by policy. This brief, continuing education course, developed using information from the National Education Policy Center School of Education, University of Colorado Boulder, summarizes the academic literature on the impact of class size on student achievement. Policy recommendations are discussed as well as a review of the literature outlining the benefits of class size reduction. Additionally, ways to manipulate other educational inputs that may also be effective in increasing student gains are discussed.