Class Size Sample Clauses

Class Size. The parties agree that class size optimums are established and that said optimums are set in accordance with the unit allocation formulas indicated in the "Handbook for Computing Unit Allocations to Schools", adopted yearly, such that the number of students shown in the allocation formulas shall be deemed the optimum class size per certified teacher for all applicable categories and positions. The parties recognize that class size has an impact on the educational process. Where there is an indication by the administration or Union that individual class size problems exist, they will be brought to the attention of the Superintendent for review and action, as appropriate. The Board agrees to monitor class size at each school site the Friday of the second week of school for students and each Friday thereafter up to October 1, at which time a pre-final CASAS shall be distributed and shared with the Union. The parties further agree that these monitoring and adjustment procedures shall apply to all programs, including physical education, art, music, exceptional education, bilingual, and any other instructional programs. The Board and its administrative staff agree to respond expeditiously to the Union regarding specific instances of class size overloads when brought to the attention of designated M-DCPS administrative officials.
Class Size. The School Committee and the Association recognize that class size is an important factor in good education and will, whenever possible, subject to space availability, budget constraints, and all other educational considerations insure that class size is effective for instruction. However, the final decisions as to class size will be made by the School Committee in the best interests of all. Preference for smaller class size will be given to grades K-4.
Class Size. 18-1 The parties recognize that maximum attention to students by the teacher is desirable to ensure the high quality education that is the goal of both the Association and the Board. It is also acknowledged that the primary duty and responsibility of the teacher is to teach, and that the organization of the school, the school day and assignment of students to classes should be directed toward ensuring that the energies of the teacher are primarily utilized to this end.
Class Size. Pupil-teacher ratios/class size shall be established by BCPSS each year based upon financial and student needs. Class size as reported in the budget shall be posted.
Class Size. It is recognized by all educators that optimal learning is facilitated by class sizes lower than the norms within the State of California. However, the high cost of significantly lowering class size is also recognized. Although there are contractual limitations on class size, instances may occur where student enrollment in a class may be excessively high. At grades 7-12, the District will make every attempt to limit class size to 35. Special circumstances may occur when a teacher and the school agree to exceed the contractual limit of 187 students per teacher. In such cases, additional support, if any, will be provided within the resources of the school. In such cases where it may be extremely difficult to monitor individual student progress or meet individual student needs, it is the mutual responsibility of the teacher and the administrator to develop a plan which will allow for the maximum learning and teaching to occur.
Class Size. Class sizes for instructors in shops will not normally exceed sixteen (16) and in no case exceed eighteen (18). Where an instructor's class size is to be increased due to extraordinary circumstances, the maximum class size will be determined through consultation between the instructor and the appropriate administrator.