Education

6.

High school science classes that are taught by a "highly qualified teacher"

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89%
92%NANANANANA

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2014Change2012LatinoWhiteAfrican
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Alameda2894%
92%NANANANANA
Alpine1100%
67%NANANANANA
Amador1100%
99%NANANANANA
Butte999%
98%NANANANANA
Calaveras1100%
95%NANANANANA
Colusa1100%
96%NANANANANA
Contra Costa2396%
91%NANANANANA
Del Norte4686%
96%NANANANANA
El Dorado999%99%NANANANANA
Fresno3492%
84%NANANANANA
Glenn1298%
86%NANANANANA
Humboldt4188%
94%NANANANANA
Imperial2396%
81%NANANANANA
Inyo5657%
88%NANANANANA
Kern2894%
90%NANANANANA
Kings3492%
99%NANANANANA
Lake5276%
95%NANANANANA
Lassen5747%
88%NANANANANA
Los Angeles4487%
88%NANANANANA
Madera3492%
87%NANANANANA
Marin3492%92%NANANANANA
Mariposa1100%
97%NANANANANA
Mendocino3293%
97%NANANANANA
Merced999%
84%NANANANANA
Modoc5375%
100%NANANANANA
Mono5474%
92%NANANANANA
Monterey2894%
93%NANANANANA
Napa1298%
97%NANANANANA
Nevada4089%
80%NANANANANA
Orange1298%
97%NANANANANA
Placer5566%
99%NANANANANA
Plumas5823%
88%NANANANANA
Riverside4188%
94%NANANANANA
Sacramento4487%
96%NANANANANA
San Benito3293%
84%NANANANANA
San Bernardino4879%
93%NANANANANA
San Diego4782%
94%NANANANANA
San Francisco5177%
96%NANANANANA
San Joaquin3990%
91%NANANANANA
San Luis Obispo1997%
99%NANANANANA
San Mateo2396%
98%NANANANANA
Santa Barbara1100%
91%NANANANANA
Santa Clara1997%97%NANANANANA
Santa Cruz4879%
88%NANANANANA
Shasta3492%
99%NANANANANA
Sierra4188%
100%NANANANANA
Siskiyou2894%
95%NANANANANA
Solano1997%
95%NANANANANA
Sonoma1298%
99%NANANANANA
Stanislaus1298%98%NANANANANA
Sutter1100%
99%NANANANANA
Tehama5078%
96%NANANANANA
Trinity1100%
74%NANANANANA
Tulare1298%
96%NANANANANA
Tuolumne1298%
91%NANANANANA
Ventura2695%
92%NANANANANA
Yolo2695%
89%NANANANANA
Yuba1997%
90%NANANANANA

Notes

6. High school science classes that are taught by a "highly qualified teacher"Includes the percentage of secondary science courses taught by a “Highly Qualified Teacher” (HQT). The federal definition of a “Highly Qualified Teacher” is threefold: teachers must (1) hold at least a bachelor’s degree, (2) be appropriately licensed by the state and (3) demonstrate subject matter competency. Children Now analysis of No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Core and Compliant Classes by Subject Area, 2008-09 and 2011-12, from California Department of Education, DataQuest, (May 2014).

NA (Not Available)Data that are not available are noted as NA. The most frequent reasons for NAs include the unavailability of longitudinal data, fewer than 10 cases (low number events), and statistically unstable estimates.

*Data that are created from a 3-year average or a larger confidence interval are noted with an asterisk (*).

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