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All Secondary Schools - Percent of Core Academic Classes Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers: 2011-12 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  95.74%
US 95.74%
Alabama  94.10%
AL 94.10%
Alaska  89.86%
AK 89.86%
Arizona  98.40%
AZ 98.40%
Arkansas  99.14%
AR 99.14%
California  88.58%
CA 88.58%
Colorado  99.62%
CO 99.62%
Connecticut  99.23%
CT 99.23%
Delaware  95.24%
DE 95.24%
District of Columbia  81.93%
DC 81.93%
Florida  92.70%
FL 92.70%
Georgia  98.36%
GA 98.36%
Hawaii  84.72%
HI 84.72%
Idaho  94.82%
ID 94.82%
Illinois  98.53%
IL 98.53%
Indiana  97.65%
IN 97.65%
Iowa  99.98%
IA 99.98%
Kansas  96.04%
KS 96.04%
Kentucky  98.88%
KY 98.88%
Louisiana  85.31%
LA 85.31%
Maine  95.34%
ME 95.34%
Maryland  91.30%
MD 91.30%
Massachusetts  97.24%
MA 97.24%
Michigan  99.70%
MI 99.70%
Minnesota  97.77%
MN 97.77%
Mississippi  95.65%
MS 95.65%
Missouri  96.33%
MO 96.33%
Montana  99.50%
MT 99.50%
Nebraska  99.62%
NE 99.62%
Nevada  95.45%
NV 95.45%
New Hampshire  97.67%
NH 97.67%
New Jersey  99.93%
NJ 99.93%
New Mexico  98.90%
NM 98.90%
New York  96.67%
NY 96.67%
North Carolina  97.87%
NC 97.87%
North Dakota  99.89%
ND 99.89%
Ohio  98.85%
OH 98.85%
Oklahoma  99.66%
OK 99.66%
Oregon  98.29%
OR 98.29%
Pennsylvania  97.88%
PA 97.88%
Puerto Rico  87.92%
PR 87.92%
Rhode Island  98.76%
RI 98.76%
South Carolina  95.13%
SC 95.13%
South Dakota  99.15%
SD 99.15%
Tennessee  97.32%
TN 97.32%
Texas  99.56%
TX 99.56%
Utah  83.07%
UT 83.07%
Vermont  96.27%
VT 96.27%
Virginia  98.12%
VA 98.12%
Washington  97.68%
WA 97.68%
West Virginia  84.78%
WV 84.78%
Wisconsin  98.61%
WI 98.61%
Wyoming  98.45%
WY 98.45%

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