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Low-Poverty Elementary Schools - Percent of Core Academic Classes Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers: 2011-12 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  98.40%
US 98.40%
Alabama  98.10%
AL 98.10%
Alaska  96.41%
AK 96.41%
Arizona  98.60%
AZ 98.60%
Arkansas  99.49%
AR 99.49%
California  95.84%
CA 95.84%
Colorado  99.69%
CO 99.69%
Connecticut  99.57%
CT 99.57%
Delaware  99.52%
DE 99.52%
District of Columbia  88.76%
DC 88.76%
Florida  97.12%
FL 97.12%
Georgia  99.38%
GA 99.38%
Hawaii  97.98%
HI 97.98%
Idaho  96.34%
ID 96.34%
Illinois  99.94%
IL 99.94%
Indiana  99.38%
IN 99.38%
Iowa  100.00%
IA 100.00%
Kansas  99.12%
KS 99.12%
Kentucky  99.91%
KY 99.91%
Louisiana  94.28%
LA 94.28%
Maine  99.40%
ME 99.40%
Maryland  97.70%
MD 97.70%
Massachusetts  99.22%
MA 99.22%
Michigan  99.95%
MI 99.95%
Minnesota  98.23%
MN 98.23%
Mississippi  99.11%
MS 99.11%
Missouri  98.84%
MO 98.84%
Montana  98.87%
MT 98.87%
Nebraska  99.59%
NE 99.59%
Nevada  95.88%
NV 95.88%
New Hampshire  98.43%
NH 98.43%
New Jersey  100.00%
NJ 100.00%
New Mexico  99.66%
NM 99.66%
New York  99.44%
NY 99.44%
North Carolina  99.24%
NC 99.24%
North Dakota  100.00%
ND 100.00%
Ohio  99.82%
OH 99.82%
Oklahoma  99.88%
OK 99.88%
Oregon  97.73%
OR 97.73%
Pennsylvania  99.15%
PA 99.15%
Puerto Rico  85.94%
PR 85.94%
Rhode Island  99.05%
RI 99.05%
South Carolina  98.67%
SC 98.67%
South Dakota  99.66%
SD 99.66%
Tennessee  99.25%
TN 99.25%
Texas  99.99%
TX 99.99%
Utah  93.45%
UT 93.45%
Vermont  96.00%
VT 96.00%
Virginia  99.25%
VA 99.25%
Washington  92.26%
WA 92.26%
West Virginia  96.84%
WV 96.84%
Wisconsin  99.41%
WI 99.41%
Wyoming  98.79%
WY 98.79%

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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: 2011-12; 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, 2011-12: http://www2.ed.gov/admins/lead/account/consolidated/index.html; Data Uploaded On: 08/13/2013