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Special Analysis 2005

Mobility in the Teacher Workforce

Table SA4. Standard errors for table 1: Number and percentage distribution of public and private K–12 teachers by their workforce categories and employment background: 1987–88, 1990–91, 1993–94, and 1999–2000
  1987–88
  1990–91
  1993–94
  1999–2000
Workforce categories and employment background Number Percent   Number Percent   Number Percent   Number Percent

     Total workforce at the start of the year 14,900   22,400   23,000   23,700
Continuing teachers 13,900 0.2   21,200 0.2   20,900 0.2   22,600 0.3
New hires 4,800 0.2   7,500 0.2   5,800 0.2   9,200 0.3
  Transfers at the start of the year 4,300 0.2   5,600 0.2   4,800 0.1   7,400 0.2
  New entrants 3,500 0.1   4,900 0.2   4,300 0.1   6,800 0.2
   Returning teachers 2,200 0.1   2,500 0.1   2,100 0.1   4,000 0.1
   Delayed entrants 1,600 0.1   2,800 0.1   2,600 0.1   3,500 0.1
   Recent graduates 1,700 0.1   2,500 0.1   2,600 0.1   3,300 0.1

† Not applicable.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS), “Public Teacher Questionnaire” and “Private Teacher Questionnaire,” 1987–88; “Public Teacher Questionnaire” and “Private Teacher Questionnaire,” 1990–91; “Public Teacher Questionnaire” and “Private Teacher Questionnaire,” 1993–94; “Public Teacher Questionnaire,” “Charter Teacher Questionnaire,” and “Private Teacher Questionnaire,” 1999–2000.