Good Teachers + Small Classes = Quality Education
By: Michael Winerip
Published: 5/26/2004
Uploaded: 09/07/2017
Uploaded by: Pocket Masters
Pockets: Education Adequacy, New York State School Finance Reform Archive
Tags: curriculum, school, teachers

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Description/Abstract: The secret to quality public education has never been a big mystery. You need good teachers and you need small enough classes so those teachers can do their work. Period. After that, everything seems to pale, including the testing accountability programs, technology, building conditions. Even curriculum seems secondary, as our best public colleges demonstrate. We have West Point and we have Berkeley, and the question isn't which has the correct curriculum; the question is which curriculum is the best fit for the student and teacher.