Who trains our teachers?

Interesting factoid of the day:

In North Carolina, nearly one-third of teachers who were awarded initial certification/licensure received their training in another state.

State Percent Trained Out of State (2011)
Alaska 75.3%
Wyoming 70.5%
Maryland 68.5%
Hawaii 57.3%
Colorado 46.4%
Vermont 44.8%
District of Columbia 42.4%
Tennessee 41.4%
Kansas 40.4%
North Dakota 37.2%
Idaho 36.2%
Georgia 35.2%
Connecticut 34.9%
New Hampshire 33.3%
West Virginia 33.3%
Rhode Island 33.0%
Washington 33.0%
North Carolina 32.1%
Montana 30.9%
Minnesota 29.9%
South Dakota 28.9%
Alabama 28.6%
Oregon 27.4%
NATIONAL AVERAGE 26.8%
Nebraska 26.8%
Delaware 26.3%
Virginia 25.5%
Louisiana 24.5%
Iowa 24.5%
Missouri 22.7%
Florida 22.7%
Wisconsin 22.0%
California 18.1%
Utah 17.1%
Arizona 16.5%
Illinois 16.1%
Nevada 15.2%
New Jersey 15.0%
Mississippi 14.4%
Massachusetts 14.0%
Maine 12.4%
Ohio 11.7%
New Mexico 11.0%
Kentucky 10.2%
Texas 9.8%
Pennsylvania 9.3%
Oklahoma 9.1%
South Carolina 7.8%
Arkansas 7.5%
Michigan 7.5%
Indiana 7.3%
New York 0.0%

 

Terry Stoops / Vice President for Research and Director of Education Studies

Terry Stoops is the Vice President for Research and Director of Education Studies at the John Locke Foundation. Before joining the Locke Foundation, he worked as the progra...

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