|Table H121. Percentage distribution of grade 9 through 12 public school teachers' highest educational attainment, by school type and main teaching assignment: 2008|
|School type and main teaching assignment||Total,
|Bachelor’s degree||Master’s degree
|Career or technical||21.0||4.3||16.8||27.8||51.2|
|Main teaching assignment|
|Career and technical education (CTE), total||10.1||1.9||8.2||43.7||46.2|
|Agriculture and natural resources||‡||‡||‡||53.9||44.2|
|Communications and design||12.6||!||‡||10.8||!||46.6||40.8|
|Computer and information sciences||4.1||!||‡||‡||47.8||48.1|
|Construction, architecture, and engineering technologies||31.1||4.7||!||26.4||32.4||36.5|
|Consumer, culinary, and public services||23.8||‡||20.2||24.1||52.2|
|Repair and transportation||57.3||15.9||!||41.4||26.7||16.1||!|
|# Rounds to zero.
! Interpret data with caution. Estimate is unstable because the standard error represents more than 30 percent of the estimate.
‡ Reporting standards not met.
1 Excludes 9 percent of teachers with unspecified school type.
2 Other school types include special program emphasis schools, special education schools, and alternative/other schools.
3 Other teaching assignments include special education; health education; physical education; military science or Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC); religious studies, theology, or divinity; and other unspecified teaching assignments.
NOTE: Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS), “Public School Teacher Questionnaire,” 2007–08.