Friday Fact

25%25.1 percent of 7th through 12th grade math classes in high-poverty schools are taught by teachers with neither a certification nor a major in the subject. In low-poverty schools, it’s 11.4 percent. Those who need the most get the least.

Source: S. Almy and C. Theokas, “Not Prepared for Class: High Poverty Schools Continue to Have Fewer In-Field Teachers,

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