Despite state subsidies, class sizes begin to rise again in California schools | Most of California's largest school districts are increasing class sizes in kindergarten through third grade, eroding the most expensive education reform in the state’s history.
How do California classrooms compare? | Select any state on this interactive graphic to see how it compares to California in terms of student-to-teacher ration for public, K-12 schools.
Are California class sizes increasing? | A California Watch survey of the state's 30 largest, K-12 school districts found that class sizes in kindergarten through third grade are increasing beyond 20 in many districts.
VIDEO: How are larger class sizes affecting California teachers? | Teachers and administrators at Plummer Elementary in California's San Fernando Valley discuss how large class sizes affect their instruction.
FAQ: How class-size reduction works in California | Get the answers to your questions about California's class-size reduction program as well as who to contact.
How do California classrooms compare?
How does California compare?
California Watch Interactive | November 19, 2009
Select any state on the left to see how it compares to California in terms of student-to-teacher ratios for public, K-12 schools.
Source: National Education Association (NEA) Rankings and Estimates 2007–08. Figures refer to the ratio between students and all full-time, credentialed teaching staff in a school during the 2007-2008 school year.
Produced by Mark S. Luckie