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All Elementary Schools - Percent of Core Academic Classes Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers: 2012-13 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  97.65%
US 97.65%
Alabama  98.20%
AL 98.20%
Alaska  96.85%
AK 96.85%
Arizona  98.87%
AZ 98.87%
Arkansas  99.39%
AR 99.39%
California  98.28%
CA 98.28%
Colorado  99.56%
CO 99.56%
Connecticut  99.17%
CT 99.17%
Delaware  97.89%
DE 97.89%
District of Columbia  82.64%
DC 82.64%
Florida  95.90%
FL 95.90%
Georgia  98.33%
GA 98.33%
Hawaii  97.98%
HI 97.98%
Idaho  97.09%
ID 97.09%
Illinois  98.69%
IL 98.69%
Indiana  98.62%
IN 98.62%
Iowa  100.00%
IA 100.00%
Kansas  98.57%
KS 98.57%
Kentucky  99.83%
KY 99.83%
Louisiana  83.39%
LA 83.39%
Maine  99.38%
ME 99.38%
Maryland  96.50%
MD 96.50%
Massachusetts  98.33%
MA 98.33%
Michigan  99.85%
MI 99.85%
Minnesota  98.09%
MN 98.09%
Mississippi  98.18%
MS 98.18%
Missouri  97.62%
MO 97.62%
Montana  99.49%
MT 99.49%
Nebraska  99.82%
NE 99.82%
Nevada  96.40%
NV 96.40%
New Hampshire  98.57%
NH 98.57%
New Jersey  99.19%
NJ 99.19%
New Mexico  98.37%
NM 98.37%
New York  99.00%
NY 99.00%
North Carolina  99.40%
NC 99.40%
North Dakota  100.00%
ND 100.00%
Ohio  99.23%
OH 99.23%
Oklahoma  99.97%
OK 99.97%
Oregon  98.56%
OR 98.56%
Pennsylvania  100.00%
PA 100.00%
Puerto Rico  86.99%
PR 86.99%
Rhode Island  99.03%
RI 99.03%
South Carolina  98.21%
SC 98.21%
South Dakota  99.42%
SD 99.42%
Tennessee  98.81%
TN 98.81%
Texas  99.84%
TX 99.84%
Utah  93.81%
UT 93.81%
Vermont  98.47%
VT 98.47%
Virginia  99.40%
VA 99.40%
Washington  97.58%
WA 97.58%
West Virginia  96.27%
WV 96.27%
Wisconsin  98.21%
WI 98.21%
Wyoming  99.56%
WY 99.56%

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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: 2012-13; 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, 2012-13: http://www2.ed.gov/admins/lead/account/consolidated/index.html; Data Uploaded On: 10/08/2014