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Low-Poverty Elementary Schools - Percent of Core Academic Classes Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers: 2009-10 1

The percentage of core academic classes in low-poverty elementary schools taught by teachers that were highly qualified. [More about...]

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National  97.74%
US 97.74%
Alabama  98.29%
AL 98.29%
Alaska  90.93%
AK 90.93%
Arizona  97.55%
AZ 97.55%
Arkansas  99.09%
AR 99.09%
California  99.33%
CA 99.33%
Colorado  99.55%
CO 99.55%
Connecticut  99.79%
CT 99.79%
Delaware  99.11
DE 99.11
District of Columbia  72.28%
DC 72.28%
Florida  96.68%
FL 96.68%
Georgia  99.01%
GA 99.01%
Hawaii  96.35%
HI 96.35%
Idaho  96.31%
ID 96.31%
Illinois  99.88%
IL 99.88%
Indiana  98.31%
IN 98.31%
Iowa  100%
IA 100%
Kansas  99.11%
KS 99.11%
Kentucky  99.66%
KY 99.66%
Louisiana  83.63%
LA 83.63%
Maine  98.74%
ME 98.74%
Maryland  97.75%
MD 97.75%
Massachusetts  98.12%
MA 98.12%
Michigan  99.81%
MI 99.81%
Minnesota  98.36%
MN 98.36%
Mississippi  98.44%
MS 98.44%
Missouri  98.90%
MO 98.90%
Montana  87.78%
MT 87.78%
Nebraska  99.80%
NE 99.80%
Nevada  92.91%
NV 92.91%
New Hampshire  99.67%
NH 99.67%
New Jersey  99.98%
NJ 99.98%
New Mexico  99.53%
NM 99.53%
New York  99.73%
NY 99.73%
North Carolina  99.08%
NC 99.08%
North Dakota  100%
ND 100%
Ohio  99.75%
OH 99.75%
Oklahoma  99.73%
OK 99.73%
Oregon  95.09%
OR 95.09%
Pennsylvania  98.67%
PA 98.67%
Puerto Rico  80.40%
PR 80.40%
Rhode Island  98.27%
RI 98.27%
South Carolina  98.64%
SC 98.64%
South Dakota  99.45%
SD 99.45%
Tennessee  99.51%
TN 99.51%
Texas  99.91%
TX 99.91%
Utah  95.16%
UT 95.16%
Vermont  97.67%
VT 97.67%
Virginia  99.35%
VA 99.35%
Washington  99.60%
WA 99.60%
West Virginia  97.74%
WV 97.74%
Wisconsin  99.53%
WI 99.53%
Wyoming  98.23%
WY 98.23%

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1 Description: The percentage of core academic classes in low-poverty elementary schools taught by teachers that were highly qualified. ; Academic Year: 2009-10; Grade: N/A; Note: The state-reported percentage of core academic classes in low-poverty elementary schools 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. Low-poverty schools are defined under Section 1111(h)(1)(c)(viii) of ESEA as schools in the bottom poverty quartile in the state. Core academic classes include English, reading/language arts, mathematics, science, foreign languages, civics and government, economics, arts, history, and geography. A dash (-) indicates that the data are not available. ; Source: EDFacts/Consolidated State Performance Report, 2009-10: http://www2.ed.gov/admins/lead/account/consolidated/index.html; Data Uploaded On: 10/23/2012