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Low-Poverty Secondary Schools - Percent of Core Academic Classes Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers: 2007-08 1

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

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National  96.0%
US 96.0%
Alabama  89.9%
AL 89.9%
Alaska  90.3%
AK 90.3%
Arizona  96.1%
AZ 96.1%
Arkansas  99.0%
AR 99.0%
California  93.9%
CA 93.9%
Colorado  98.3%
CO 98.3%
Connecticut  99.1%
CT 99.1%
Delaware  92.1%
DE 92.1%
District of Columbia  53.5%
DC 53.5%
Florida  91.4%
FL 91.4%
Georgia  98.7%
GA 98.7%
Hawaii  68.3%
HI 68.3%
Idaho  94.1%
ID 94.1%
Illinois  99.8%
IL 99.8%
Indiana  95.4%
IN 95.4%
Iowa  99.4%
IA 99.4%
Kansas  88.4%
KS 88.4%
Kentucky  98.2%
KY 98.2%
Louisiana  88.2%
LA 88.2%
Maine  96.6%
ME 96.6%
Maryland  90.2%
MD 90.2%
Massachusetts  96.0%
MA 96.0%
Michigan  98.4%
MI 98.4%
Minnesota  98.5%
MN 98.5%
Mississippi  94.3%
MS 94.3%
Missouri  97.5%
MO 97.5%
Montana  98.6%
MT 98.6%
Nebraska  98.3%
NE 98.3%
Nevada  89.0%
NV 89.0%
New Hampshire  99.5%
NH 99.5%
New Jersey  99.8%
NJ 99.8%
New Mexico  87.8%
NM 87.8%
New York  98.5%
NY 98.5%
North Carolina  97.4%
NC 97.4%
North Dakota  100%
ND 100%
Ohio  99.5%
OH 99.5%
Oklahoma  98.5%
OK 98.5%
Oregon  93.9%
OR 93.9%
Pennsylvania  97.9%
PA 97.9%
Puerto Rico  82.6%
PR 82.6%
Rhode Island  97.4%
RI 97.4%
South Carolina  97.2%
SC 97.2%
South Dakota  98.7%
SD 98.7%
Tennessee  98.3%
TN 98.3%
Texas  99.2%
TX 99.2%
Utah  86.3%
UT 86.3%
Vermont  95.8%
VT 95.8%
Virginia  98.9%
VA 98.9%
Washington  99.2%
WA 99.2%
West Virginia  86.5%
WV 86.5%
Wisconsin  99.4%
WI 99.4%
Wyoming  94.8%
WY 94.8%

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1 Description: The percentage of core academic classes in low-poverty secondary schools taught by teachers that were highly qualified. ; Academic Year: 2007-08; Grade: N/A; Note: The state-reported percentage of core academic classes in low-poverty secondary 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, 2007-08: http://www2.ed.gov/admins/lead/account/consolidated/index.html; Data Uploaded On: 06/09/2010