By John Lanier

Schools Will Seek Funding For Class Size Reduction – Brevard NC


Last updated 3/13/2017 at 4:11pm

In order to meet a current state requirement to reduce class size next year in kindergarten through third grade, the Transylvania County Board of Education decided last Monday night that it would add another line item of $250,000 to its request for county funding for 2017-18.

Last year, the state legislature passed a bill that would reduce the maximum class size from 24 students to a range of 21 to 19 students in grades K-3. Although the bill was passed last year, it would not be implemented until the fall of 2017.

After receiving input from school administrators and school boards about t...

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