Steven Zimmer, a member of the board of the under-assault Los Angeles Unified School District, lays it on the line: Class size is important, and legislative efforts to expand class size in public schools are intended to sabotage public schooling — and that action harms students.
Description of the video at YouTube from the OTL Campaign:
Small class size isn’t about protecting teachers’ jobs or making their work easier — it’s about providing every student with quality attention in the classroom. Steve Zimmer, Board Member of the Los Angeles Unified School District and a former teacher, asks why we tolerate or dismiss crowded public school classrooms when charters and private schools use small class sizes as a selling point?
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