Smaller Schools Research

In an effort to provide experience and leadership in dealing with the growth in Alpine School District, David Cox has announced his candidacy for the school board in district 6 (Lehi). His ... (View)
More studies show how smaller schools can make a difference - especially in neighborhoods with higher minority demographics : "New smaller high schools, typically in black or Hispanic ... (View)
Patricia A. Wasley writes a very insightful look at the relationship between small classes and small schools. Of course, research shows that small schools are mostly found in smaller school districts... (View)
"If it is believed that... elementary schools will be better managed by the governor and council, the commissioners of the literary fund or any other general authority of the government than by the ... (View)
A new study published in the New York Times shows the value of smaller schools - about 100 students per grade - in big city settings. They found that these schools had a higher graduation rate... (View)
Peter Levine makes the case in this article that smaller schools will do a better job of helping develop more responsible youth. He says, "If we hope to create effective, committed, and responsible... (View)
(formerly entitled: For Further Discussion On School Size ) by Representative David Cox The discussion about school size, both with school boards and in the general public, will not be complete ... (View)
America's urban high schools are struggling by Dr. Augusta Souza Kappner Dr. Kappner has been president of Bank Street College in New York City since 1995, and was the assistant secretary ... (View)
By Karen Irmsher There is a natural predeliction in American education toward enormity," said William Fowler (1992), "and it does not serve schools well." During the last forty years, schools with... (View)
List member Keith Look is a researcher with the Philadelphia Education Fund. In this note to the MiddleWeb List (07/02), Keith shared some findings from his own experience and his dissertation ... (View)
by David N. Cox We Utahns love to have everything from our fast-food meals to our trucks "super-sized"; you might even say our families are "super-sized"! In many cases bigger is better, but not... (View)