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High-Poverty Elementary Schools - Percent of Core Academic Classes Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers: 2005-06 1

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

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National  90.4%
US 90.4%
Alabama  89.0%
AL 89.0%
Alaska  36.3%
AK 36.3%
Arizona  83.1%
AZ 83.1%
Arkansas  90.6%
AR 90.6%
California  86.2%
CA 86.2%
Colorado  89.6%
CO 89.6%
Connecticut  95.0%
CT 95.0%
Delaware  78.8%
DE 78.8%
District of Columbia  71.6%
DC 71.6%
Florida  88.8%
FL 88.8%
Georgia  94.1%
GA 94.1%
Hawaii  94.0%
HI 94.0%
Idaho  63.0%
ID 63.0%
Illinois  83.7%
IL 83.7%
Indiana  88.7%
IN 88.7%
Iowa  98.5%
IA 98.5%
Kansas  93.4%
KS 93.4%
Kentucky  98.1%
KY 98.1%
Louisiana  85.2%
LA 85.2%
Maine  95.0%
ME 95.0%
Maryland  62.4%
MD 62.4%
Massachusetts  90.0%
MA 90.0%
Michigan  99.4%
MI 99.4%
Minnesota  96.1%
MN 96.1%
Mississippi  91.4%
MS 91.4%
Missouri  91.2%
MO 91.2%
Montana  98.6%
MT 98.6%
Nebraska  -
NE -
Nevada  83.4%
NV 83.4%
New Hampshire  98.4%
NH 98.4%
New Jersey  90.9%
NJ 90.9%
New Mexico  93.2%
NM 93.2%
New York  91.9%
NY 91.9%
North Carolina  95.1%
NC 95.1%
North Dakota  99.5%
ND 99.5%
Ohio  89.7%
OH 89.7%
Oklahoma  94.3%
OK 94.3%
Oregon  94.3%
OR 94.3%
Pennsylvania  83.4%
PA 83.4%
Puerto Rico  -
PR -
Rhode Island  77.0%
RI 77.0%
South Carolina  91.9%
SC 91.9%
South Dakota  96.8%
SD 96.8%
Tennessee  96.7%
TN 96.7%
Texas  97.9%
TX 97.9%
Utah  87.1%
UT 87.1%
Vermont  89.8%
VT 89.8%
Virginia  96.2%
VA 96.2%
Washington  97.9%
WA 97.9%
West Virginia  98.5%
WV 98.5%
Wisconsin  97.7%
WI 97.7%
Wyoming  94.9%
WY 94.9%

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1 Description: The percentage of core academic classes in high-poverty elementary schools taught by teachers that were highly qualified. ; Academic Year: 2005-06; Grade: N/A; Note: The state-reported percentage of core academic classes in high-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. High-poverty schools are defined under Section 1111(h)(1)(c)(viii) of ESEA as schools in the top 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, 2005-06: http://www2.ed.gov/admins/lead/account/consolidated/index.html; Data Uploaded On: 06/09/2010