Tuesday, October 07, 2008

School class-size rules may be relaxed

Source: Sun-Sentinel

Florida's popular class-size law may be put on ice, thanks to a weakening economy and a statewide budget crisis.

Despite strong public support, a broad consensus is forming that the goal of limiting class size is simply too expensive during the current economic crunch.

School superintendents, grappling with budget cuts, would welcome the move. And the Florida Education Association, the state's teachers' union, said it would not object but only if the changes were temporary.

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