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Highly Qualified Teachers & Paraprofessionals

Student Achievement and School Accountability Conference
October 2002

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Students in High Minority Schools More Likely to be Taught by Teachers Lacking Certification in Their Field

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This bar graph shows that 13 percent of students in a low minority school were taught by teachers lacking certification in their field, compared with 27 percent of students in a high minority school.

Source: Richard M. Ingersoll, University of Georgia, Unpublished, 2000. From Schools and Staffing Survey 1993-94.