Move to multi-grade classrooms continues as FCPS strives to reduce class sizes

As Parkway Elementary School incorporates using multi-grade classrooms, other schools have already tried and seen positive results, several administrators said. Both Jamie Aliveto, executive director of system accountability and school administration, and Karen Prichard, an elementary school director for the district, said multi-grade classrooms are not a new concept. The multi-grade classroom system was introduced, in large part, to help the district reduce its overall class size ratios. (News-Post)

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