State Fiscal Stabilization Fund Program


2008 Core Academic Classes Taught by Teachers Who Are Highly Qualified

School Type
# of Core Academic Classes (Total)
# of Core Academic Classes Taught by Teachers Who Are Highly Qualified
Percentage of Core Academic Classes Taught by Teachers Who Are Highly Qualified
# of Core Academic Classes Taught by Teachers Who Are NOT Highly Qualified
Percentage of Core Academic Classes Taught by Teachers Who Are NOT Highly Qualified
All schools
160,709
159,630
99.3
1,079
0.7
Elementary level
High-poverty schools
22,319
21,925
98.2
394
1.8
Low-poverty schools
37,131
37,061
99.8
70
0.2
All elementary schools
122,429
121,625
99.3
804
0.7
Secondary level
High-poverty schools
8,711
8,508
97.7
203
2.3
Low-poverty schools
13,878
13,853
99.8
25
0.2
All secondary schools
38,280
38,005
99.3
275
0.7


2008 Reasons Core Academic Classes Are Taught by Teachers Who Are Not Highly Qualified


 
Percentage
Elementary School Classes
Elementary school classes taught by certified general education teachers who did not pass a subject-knowledge test or (if eligible) have not demonstrated subject-matter competency through HOUSSE
31.0
Elementary school classes taught by certified special education teachers who did not pass a subject-knowledge test or have not demonstrated subject-matter competency through HOUSSE
12.2
Elementary school classes taught by teachers who are not fully certified (and are not in an approved alternative route program)
19.9
Other (please explain in comment box below)
36.9
      Total
100.0
Secondary School Classes
Secondary school classes taught by certified general education teachers who have not demonstrated subject-matter knowledge in those subjects (e.g., out-of-field teachers)
21.4
Secondary school classes taught by certified special education teachers who have not demonstrated subject-matter competency in those subjects
28.2
Secondary school classes taught by teachers who are not fully certified (and are not in an approved alternative route program)
31.3
Other (please explain in comment box below)
19.1
      Total
100.0

2008 Poverty Quartiles and Metrics Used


 
High-Poverty Schools (more than what %)
Low-Poverty Schools (less than what %)
Elementary schools
66.5
16.9
Poverty metric used Low-income students come from families receiving public aid, live in institutions for neglected or delinquent children, are supported in foster homes with public funds, or are eligible to receive free or reduced-price lunches. High-poverty schools are the lowest 25 percent. Low-poverty schools are the highest 25 percent.
Secondary schools
46.0
15.7
Poverty metric used Low-income students come from families receiving public aid, live in institutions for neglected or delinquent children, are supported in foster homes with public funds, or are eligible to receive free or reduced-price lunches. High-poverty schools are the lowest 25 percent. Low-poverty schools are the highest 25 percent.

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