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All Elementary Schools - Percent of Core Academic Classes Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers: 2008-09 1

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

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National  97.1%
US 97.1%
Alabama  97.6%
AL 97.6%
Alaska  96.3%
AK 96.3%
Arizona  94.8%
AZ 94.8%
Arkansas  98.2%
AR 98.2%
California  97.7%
CA 97.7%
Colorado  98.8%
CO 98.8%
Connecticut  99.2%
CT 99.2%
Delaware  96.8%
DE 96.8%
District of Columbia  69.7%
DC 69.7%
Florida  96.1%
FL 96.1%
Georgia  98.1%
GA 98.1%
Hawaii  91.2%
HI 91.2%
Idaho  94.6%
ID 94.6%
Illinois  99.2%
IL 99.2%
Indiana  98.5%
IN 98.5%
Iowa  99.9%
IA 99.9%
Kansas  97.5%
KS 97.5%
Kentucky  99.6%
KY 99.6%
Louisiana  91.9%
LA 91.9%
Maine  97.9%
ME 97.9%
Maryland  92.5%
MD 92.5%
Massachusetts  97.2%
MA 97.2%
Michigan  99.8%
MI 99.8%
Minnesota  98.1%
MN 98.1%
Mississippi  94.6%
MS 94.6%
Missouri  81.9%
MO 81.9%
Montana  99.5%
MT 99.5%
Nebraska  99.2%
NE 99.2%
Nevada  93.6%
NV 93.6%
New Hampshire  99.3%
NH 99.3%
New Jersey  99.7%
NJ 99.7%
New Mexico  99.0%
NM 99.0%
New York  98.4%
NY 98.4%
North Carolina  99.1%
NC 99.1%
North Dakota  100%
ND 100%
Ohio  98.6%
OH 98.6%
Oklahoma  99.0%
OK 99.0%
Oregon  95.0%
OR 95.0%
Pennsylvania  96.9%
PA 96.9%
Puerto Rico  78.2%
PR 78.2%
Rhode Island  97.2%
RI 97.2%
South Carolina  98.3%
SC 98.3%
South Dakota  98.7%
SD 98.7%
Tennessee  99.4%
TN 99.4%
Texas  99.7%
TX 99.7%
Utah  90.5%
UT 90.5%
Vermont  95.2%
VT 95.2%
Virginia  98.7%
VA 98.7%
Washington  99.3%
WA 99.3%
West Virginia  95.7%
WV 95.7%
Wisconsin  98.7%
WI 98.7%
Wyoming  98.6%
WY 98.6%

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1 Description: The percentage of core academic classes in all elementary schools in the state taught by teachers that were highly qualified.; Academic Year: 2008-09; Grade: N/A; Note: The state-reported percentage of core academic classes in all elementary 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