The Transylvania Times -

By John Lanier

Board Discusses Restrictions On Student Numbers In K-3 Grades


December 28, 2017

State restrictions on the number of students per class in kindergarten through third grade were discussed at the Transylvania County Board of Education meeting held on Monday, Dec. 18.

Nearly two years ago the state General Assembly passed a law lowering class sizes in kindergarten through third grade.

The law, which did not include any funding to pay for additional teachers or classrooms, was supposed to go into effect this fall.

However, school board members, administrators, teachers and parents across the state raised concerns that the law would negatively impact schools and result...

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