Education

Prime Numbers

February 17, 2006 1 min read

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Average number of hours each week that public school teachers spend on noncompensated, school-related activities: 12

Approximate percentage of public school teachers who are African American males: 2.4

Approximate percentage of schools in the United States with no teachers of color: 40

Percentage of teachers who say that recent professional development made little difference in their performance: 50

Percentage of teachers who say that standardized tests are a seriously flawed measure of true student achievement: 53

Number of teachers with National Board certification: 47,356