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Special Analysis 2005

Mobility in the Teacher Workforce

Table SA6. Standard errors for table 3: Percentage distribution of public and private K–12 teachers by certification status, by employment background: 1999–2000
  Type of certificate held in main teaching field
  No certificate in main teaching field
Employment
background
Regular Proba-
tionary
Provisional
or other
type for
“alternative
certification
program”
Temp-
orary
Emer-
 gency or
waiver
  Currently in
program
to obtain
certificate
But has
one in
another
field
And
none
in any
other
field

     All teachers 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1   0.1 0.1 0.2
Continuing teachers 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.1   0.1 0.1 0.2
Transfers 1.0 0.5 0.5 0.3 0.2   0.4 0.3 0.5
Returning teachers 1.2 0.6 0.7 0.3 0.2   0.5 0.5 1.0
Delayed entrants 1.9 1.3 1.5 1.1 1.0   2.0 0.2 1.4
Recent graduates 2.1 1.5 1.0 0.6 0.6   1.3 0.7 0.8

† Not applicable.

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.