||Issues to be clarified by metadata
||Does "how many" refer to a head count or full-time equivalent (FTE) count?
||Does "eighth grade" include classes with seventh-, eighth-, and ninth-grade students; or just
classes with only eighth graders?
||Does "English" include reading and writing classes? Special education English language classes?
Other language arts classes? English as a Second Language classes?
||Do "teachers" include only certified teachers? Only certified English teachers? Certified teaching
assistants? Only teachers assigned to teach classes/students this grading period?
||At what point in time should the answer be valid? At the beginning or end of the current or previous
||Does this include teachers of students cross-enrolled in virtual settings? What if someone teaches
English in more than one school—does he or she get counted more than once?
||Does this mean only schools under the authority of the state or local education agency, or does it
include all schools within the boundaries of the state or locality?
||Are special education schools included? Correctional institutions that grant educational degrees?
Other residential facilities? Cross-enrolled virtual settings? Private schools?