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All Secondary Schools - Percent of Core Academic Classes Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers: 2007-08 1

The percentage of core academic classes in all secondary schools in the state taught by teachers that were highly qualified. [More about...]

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National  93.9%
US 93.9%
Alabama  89.5%
AL 89.5%
Alaska  90.0%
AK 90.0%
Arizona  92.9%
AZ 92.9%
Arkansas  98.3%
AR 98.3%
California  90.0%
CA 90.0%
Colorado  97.2%
CO 97.2%
Connecticut  98.4%
CT 98.4%
Delaware  90.2%
DE 90.2%
District of Columbia  58.1%
DC 58.1%
Florida  88.3%
FL 88.3%
Georgia  97.2%
GA 97.2%
Hawaii  64.6%
HI 64.6%
Idaho  93.1%
ID 93.1%
Illinois  99.3%
IL 99.3%
Indiana  95.4%
IN 95.4%
Iowa  99.4%
IA 99.4%
Kansas  81.7%
KS 81.7%
Kentucky  98.2%
KY 98.2%
Louisiana  77.1%
LA 77.1%
Maine  95.3%
ME 95.3%
Maryland  84.7%
MD 84.7%
Massachusetts  93.8%
MA 93.8%
Michigan  98.2%
MI 98.2%
Minnesota  97.4%
MN 97.4%
Mississippi  90.6%
MS 90.6%
Missouri  96.1%
MO 96.1%
Montana  98.3%
MT 98.3%
Nebraska  98.1%
NE 98.1%
Nevada  83.6%
NV 83.6%
New Hampshire  98.9%
NH 98.9%
New Jersey  99.1%
NJ 99.1%
New Mexico  93.8%
NM 93.8%
New York  95.2%
NY 95.2%
North Carolina  96.4%
NC 96.4%
North Dakota  100%
ND 100%
Ohio  98.0%
OH 98.0%
Oklahoma  98.2%
OK 98.2%
Oregon  91.4%
OR 91.4%
Pennsylvania  96.1%
PA 96.1%
Puerto Rico  84.0%
PR 84.0%
Rhode Island  96.4%
RI 96.4%
South Carolina  94.7%
SC 94.7%
South Dakota  98.1%
SD 98.1%
Tennessee  96.6%
TN 96.6%
Texas  98.7%
TX 98.7%
Utah  76.9%
UT 76.9%
Vermont  94.0%
VT 94.0%
Virginia  97.7%
VA 97.7%
Washington  98.6%
WA 98.6%
West Virginia  86.7%
WV 86.7%
Wisconsin  98.4%
WI 98.4%
Wyoming  93.9%
WY 93.9%

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1 Description: The percentage of core academic classes in all secondary schools in the state taught by teachers that were highly qualified.; Academic Year: 2007-08; Grade: N/A; Note: The state-reported percentage of core academic classes in all secondary schools in the state taught by teachers that were highly qualified. The Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), as amended by NCLB, requires states to have a 'highly qualified teacher' in every classroom. Under ESEA, a highly qualified teacher is one who (1) has a bachelor's degree, (2) has full state certification or licensure, and (3) has demonstrated subject matter competency in the subject they teach. Core academic classes include English, reading/language arts, mathematics, science, foreign languages, civics and government, economics, arts, history, and geography.; Source: EDFacts/Consolidated State Performance Report, 2007-08: http://www2.ed.gov/admins/lead/account/consolidated/index.html; Data Uploaded On: 09/29/2010