Ireland considers raising class sizes

08/3/2011 | Irish Times (Dublin), The

As Ireland's Minister of Education Ruairí Quinn considers education reforms, he also is dealing with a budget crisis that he warns could mean cuts for education. One idea, his administration has said, is to increase class sizes across the board. However, this analysis suggests increased class sizes are bad for teachers, students and schools, and could lead to higher unemployment rates for new teachers.

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