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Beginning K-12 teacher characteristics and preparation by school type, 2009. Web tables (NCES 2013-153)

Citation

Staklis, S., & Matthews, M. (2012). Beginning K-12 teacher characteristics and preparation by school type, 2009. Web tables (NCES 2013-153). Washington, DC: National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES); U.S. Department of Education.

Abstract

Research on academic achievement has revealed wide variation in teachers' qualifications and experiences across schools. These Web Tables present the demographic characteristics and teaching preparation, including undergraduate coursetaking and certification, of 2007-08 baccalaureate degree recipients who taught at the K-12 level within a year of completing their bachelor's degree. The analysis also compares teachers across a number of key characteristics of the schools in which they taught, including the percentage of students who qualified for free or reduced-price lunch, location (rural, suburban/town, or urban), race/ethnicity, and sector (public and private).