The House Blog

Covid Slide and Rising Freshmen

Jun 30, 2020 7:30:00 AM

I was as guilty as anyone when it came to throwing in the towel when E-Learning proved a challenge for my kids. The inconsistent schedule, my sympathy for the teachers scrambling to put together lessons while managing their own young children at home, and the general anxiety and uncertainty about our collective future with Covid-19 left me feeling like missing out on some Algebra wasn’t the worst thing in the world.  

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The Adverse Effects of Larger Classrooms on Today's Students

Mar 5, 2020 12:09:11 PM

The Classroom Size Debate

Student class size is often a hotly debated issue between parents and state and local education departments. Why? Because several studies have pointed out that students who attend school in smaller classes achieve a greater level of learning. However, smaller class sizes mean hiring more teachers, which in turn costs more money.

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