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Special Analysis 2005

Mobility in the Teacher Workforce

Table SA5. Standard errors for table 2: Average age, average years of experience, percentage female, percentage out-of-field, percentage with both a major and certification in field, and percentage working full time for public and private K–12 teachers, by employment background: 1999–2000
Employment
background
Average
age
Average
years of
teaching
experience
Percent
female
Percent
teaching
out-of-field
Percent with
both major
and certifica-
 tion in main
assignment
field
Percent
full time

     All teachers 0.1 0.1 0.3 0.2 0.4 0.2
Continuing teachers 0.1 0.1 0.3 0.2 0.4 0.2
Transfers 0.2 0.2 0.9 0.8 1.1 0.9
Returning teachers 0.3 0.3 1.1 1.4 1.4 1.5
Delayed entrants 0.5 0 1.8 2.1 1.8 1.3
Recent graduates 0.3 0 1.7 1.5 1.9 1.0

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