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Table 1.9. State requires parental notification of out-of-field teachers and states with a ban or cap on the number of out-of-field teachers, by state: 2011–12
State State requires parental
notification of out-of-field teachers1
State with a ban or cap on the
number of out-of-field teachers
United States2 6 7
Alabama No No
Alaska No No
Arizona No No
Arkansas Yes No
California No No
Colorado No No
Connecticut No No
Delaware No No
District of Columbia No No
Florida Yes Yes
Georgia Yes No
Hawaii Yes No
Idaho No No
Illinois No No
Indiana No No
Iowa No Yes
Kansas No Yes
Kentucky No Yes
Louisiana No No
Maine No No
Maryland No No
Massachusetts No No
Michigan No No
Minnesota No No
Mississippi No No
Missouri No No
Montana No No
Nebraska No Yes
Nevada No No
New Hampshire No No
New Jersey No No
New Mexico Yes No
New York No No
North Carolina No No
North Dakota No No
Ohio No No
Oklahoma No No
Oregon No No
Pennsylvania No No
Rhode Island No Yes
South Carolina No No
South Dakota No No
Tennessee No No
Texas Yes No
Utah No No
Vermont No No
Virginia No Yes
Washington No No
West Virginia No No
Wisconsin No No
Wyoming No No
1 State receives a "Yes" if the policy on notifying parents of out-of-field teachers applies statewide, not just to Title I schools.
2 National total reflects the number of "Yes" responses for each column.
SOURCE: Quality Counts 2012: The Global Challenge, Editorial Projects in Education Research Center, Education Week, 2012. Data Source

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