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Date of Award


Culminating Project Type

Starred Paper

Degree Name

Curriculum and Instruction: M.S.


Teacher Development


School of Education

First Advisor

Kristen Carlson

Second Advisor

Ramon Serrano

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License.

Keywords and Subject Headings

Class size, Class size student achievement, Class size socioeconomic status, Class size student ability, Class size non-cognitive skills


This starred paper focuses on the effects of class size on student achievement. The research question that guided research was, "what are the effects of class size on student achievement?". The literature review in chapter two focuses on class size related to non-cognitive skills, class size related to student ability, class size related to socioeconomic status, and class size in different grades.



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