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Inspection: School Year 2019-2020 Maximum Student/Teacher Ratio

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Report Description: 
What Was Performed? An inspection of the School Year 2019-2020 Maximum Student/Teacher Ratio Why This Engagement? The Office of Auditor of Accounts (OAOA) performed an inspection, in accordance with Title 14 of the Delaware Code, to ensure adherence to the maximum student/teacher ratio during School Year 2019-2020. The OAOA reviewed the Department of Education (DOE) Annual Class Size Report, school district or charter school Board meeting minutes, and classroom rosters. What Was Found: OAOA found that fifteen districts/charter schools exceeded the ratio and were required to obtain a Board approved waiver. Recommendations: Districts/charter schools, when necessary, should ensure that the Board approval of the classroom size waiver is completed on or before December 1st of each school year in accordance with the Delaware Code.
Date Issued: 
Thursday, May 21, 2020
Agency Reviewed / Investigated: 
United States
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