ERIC Number: EJ559488
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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Is Bigger Really Better?
Stevenson, Kenneth R.; Pellicer, Leonard O.
School Business Affairs, v64 n1 p18-23 Jan 1998
The national trend toward consolidating schools has been driven by numerous factors, including fascination with economies of scale. Although small schools can claim advantages arising from a more intimate, caring atmosphere, large schools can boast specialized faculty teaching more sophisticated curricula. There is no optimal school size. Well-trained, dedicated teachers, visionary leaders, involved parents, and supportive communities are essential. (23 references) (MLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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