Higher proportions of teachers are projected to retire in the state's more rural northern and eastern counties than in and around the metropolitan areas of San Francisco, Sacramento, Orange County/Los Angeles, and Fresno.
This descriptive study from REL Northeast & Islands focused on a large, urban district and found meaningful differences in teacher evaluation ratings by age, race, and gender.
Public school students in 28 states scored higher than their peers in the nation; students in 15 states and the District of Columbia scored lower than their peers nationally. The interactive map provides details. (Read more)
In Science, no state scored lower in 2011 than in 2009. The interactive map provides details! (Read more)
2009 graduates earned an average of 3 credits more over the course of their high school education than 1990 graduates. This translates to about 420 additional hours of instruction during their high school careers.