Table 3.11. Accountability for effectiveness of teacher education programs, by state: 2011–12
State State publishes pass rates/rankings of teacher-preparation institutions Programs accountable for graduates' performance in classroom setting State links teachers and their performance data back to teacher education programs
United States1 31 16 10
Alabama Yes Yes No
Alaska No No No
Arizona Yes No No
Arkansas Yes No Yes
California Yes No No
Colorado No No No
Connecticut No No No
Delaware No No Yes
District of Columbia No No No
Florida Yes Yes Yes
Georgia Yes No Yes
Hawaii No No No
Idaho No No No
Illinois Yes No No
Indiana Yes No No
Iowa No No No
Kansas Yes No No
Kentucky Yes Yes Yes
Louisiana Yes Yes Yes
Maine No No No
Maryland Yes Yes No
Massachusetts Yes No No
Michigan Yes No Yes
Minnesota Yes No No
Mississippi Yes Yes No
Missouri Yes Yes No
Montana No No No
Nebraska No No No
Nevada No Yes No
New Hampshire Yes No No
New Jersey No No No
New Mexico No No No
New York Yes Yes Yes
North Carolina Yes Yes No
North Dakota No No No
Ohio Yes Yes No
Oklahoma Yes No No
Oregon No No No
Pennsylvania Yes No No
Rhode Island Yes No No
South Carolina Yes Yes No
South Dakota No No No
Tennessee Yes Yes Yes
Texas Yes Yes Yes
Utah No No No
Vermont Yes No No
Virginia Yes Yes No
Washington Yes No No
West Virginia No No No
Wisconsin Yes Yes No
Wyoming No No No
1 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