This is the first video in the Thomas B. Fordham Institute's summer series introducing education facts in a visual manner. This week's topic is the student/teacher ratio and its affect on student achievement.
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Student teacher ratios, for primary school level: World Bank, 2007
Quote about students doing better in smaller classes: “Class Size Counts: The research shows us why,” by Daniel Gursky, American Teacher, April 1998
PISA math scores: Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, Programme for International Student Assessment, 2006 results