Your concern about your daughter getting lost in a class of 34 students is a valid one. That is a very large class size, and it's only logical that a teacher of 24 students knows each of them better than a teacher of 34 students will. Talk with the principal to find out if it's possible for the PTA to get involved and make a difference by asking for additional teachers for your daughter's school. The actual student/teacher ratios required vary from state to state. Check with your local school system's central office to find out what the requirements are in your state.
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