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All Secondary Schools - Percent of Core Academic Classes Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers: 2008-09 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  94.9%
US 94.9%
Alabama  89.7%
AL 89.7%
Alaska  88.5%
AK 88.5%
Arizona  90.8%
AZ 90.8%
Arkansas  96.5%
AR 96.5%
California  92.7%
CA 92.7%
Colorado  98.0%
CO 98.0%
Connecticut  99.0%
CT 99.0%
Delaware  92.6%
DE 92.6%
District of Columbia  60.3%
DC 60.3%
Florida  91.1%
FL 91.1%
Georgia  97.6%
GA 97.6%
Hawaii  68.0%
HI 68.0%
Idaho  95.2%
ID 95.2%
Illinois  97.6%
IL 97.6%
Indiana  96.5%
IN 96.5%
Iowa  99.9%
IA 99.9%
Kansas  92.9%
KS 92.9%
Kentucky  98.3%
KY 98.3%
Louisiana  80.6%
LA 80.6%
Maine  95.7%
ME 95.7%
Maryland  87.6%
MD 87.6%
Massachusetts  95.0%
MA 95.0%
Michigan  99.0%
MI 99.0%
Minnesota  97.1%
MN 97.1%
Mississippi  92.5%
MS 92.5%
Missouri  94.7%
MO 94.7%
Montana  98.1%
MT 98.1%
Nebraska  98.6%
NE 98.6%
Nevada  88.2%
NV 88.2%
New Hampshire  99.1%
NH 99.1%
New Jersey  99.5%
NJ 99.5%
New Mexico  97.9%
NM 97.9%
New York  96.2%
NY 96.2%
North Carolina  97.0%
NC 97.0%
North Dakota  100%
ND 100%
Ohio  97.9%
OH 97.9%
Oklahoma  99.0%
OK 99.0%
Oregon  94.0%
OR 94.0%
Pennsylvania  95.6%
PA 95.6%
Puerto Rico  82.8%
PR 82.8%
Rhode Island  96.8%
RI 96.8%
South Carolina  95.3%
SC 95.3%
South Dakota  97.9%
SD 97.9%
Tennessee  98.0%
TN 98.0%
Texas  99.0%
TX 99.0%
Utah  79.4%
UT 79.4%
Vermont  93.4%
VT 93.4%
Virginia  98.3%
VA 98.3%
Washington  97.6%
WA 97.6%
West Virginia  90.0%
WV 90.0%
Wisconsin  97.9%
WI 97.9%
Wyoming  97.0%
WY 97.0%

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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: 2008-09; 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