New Detroit education plan: 100 kids in a Kindergarten class
The ideal ratio is one teacher to ten kids. This is pretty far from that.
To her left, three boys were sprawled stomach-down on a rug as they worked with a teacher. In the distance, children were working on laptops or writing on pieces of paper, some quietly sitting alone off by themselves and others squirming or even dancing in their seats. A couple of kids walked around.
“I like it a lot because it’s fun,” Nevaeh said, “and I’ve got three teachers.”
And nearly 100 classmates.