Table 1.  Percentage distribution of 2007–08 beginning public school teachers, by teacher status: 2007–08 through 2009–10
Year Teacher status
Current Former
2007–081 100.0
2008–092 90.1 9.9
2009–10 87.5 12.5
† Not applicable.
1 BTLS teachers began teaching in either 2007 or 2008.
2 These estimates include those who provided 2008–09 data during the 2009–10 data collection.
NOTE: Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Beginning Teacher Longitudinal Study (BTLS), "First Through Third Wave Preliminary Data File," 2007–08, 2008–09, 2009–10.