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Title: Education and Certification Qualifications of Departmentalized Public High School-Level Teachers of Selected Subjects: Evidence From the 201112 Schools and Staffing Survey
Description: This Statistical Analysis Report examines the postsecondary majors and teaching certifications of public high school-level teachers of departmentalized classes. Using data from the 201112 Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS), a sample survey of elementary and secondary schools in the United States, this report examines the percentages teachers who have a major or certificate in their main assignment in a selection of 11 broad subject areas and 9 subfields. The 11 broad subject areas include English, mathematics, science, social science, French, German, Latin, Spanish, art/arts and crafts, music, and dance/drama or theater. Subfields of science include biology/life science, physical science, chemistry, earth science, and physics. Subfields of social science include economics, geography, government/civics, and history.
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Cover Date: July 2015
Web Release: July 16, 2015
Publication #: NCES 2015814
Center/Program: NCES
Associated Centers: IES
Type of Product: Statistical Analysis Report
Survey/Program Areas: Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS)
Public Schools
Questions: For questions about the content of this Statistical Analysis Report, please contact:
Maura Spiegelman.