size en Tennessee Educators Balk at Haslam Class Size Proposal <p>Governor Bill Haslam&#39;s plan to lift a cap on class size averages is meeting resistance from educators, but the Republican calls the proposal a key element of his effort to allow school districts to raise teacher pay.&nbsp; Haslam told reporters after a visit to a Maury County middle school this week that Tennessee is alone in setting both maximum total and average class sizes.&nbsp; Removing the average size requirement would allow schools to have larger classes, meaning the total number of teachers could drop.&nbsp; Haslam stressed that the maximum class size limits would remain in pla Thu, 09 Feb 2012 21:08:47 +0000 Gary Pitts 16859 at