Chart: ‘Highly Qualified‘ Teachers

December 10, 2003 1 min read

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According to the No Child Left Behind Act, all teachers must be able to demonstrate their knowledge of the subjects they teach by passing a rigorous subject-matter test or by majoring in the subject. This chart shows states that require subject tests and subject majors for teacher certification.

Note: Data represent the 2004-05 school year.
SOURCE: Education Week Research Center, 2004

'Highly Qualified' Teachers