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Did You Know...?

 

Did you know

 

  1. Only 1/3 of all physics teachers have a physics degree or majored in physics education.
  2. By the time African American and Latino children reach the age of 17, they typically have been taught only to the same level as 13-year old white children.
  3. In the St. Paul School District, 40% of students speak a language other than English at home.
  4. The climate created by the principal will be a factor in a teacher’s success or failure.
  5. ESL funding covers kids only for their first 5 years in the United States. Research shows that it takes at least 7 years to become proficient in the English language.
  6. Approximately 50% of teachers in the nation leave teaching in their first 5 years
  7. A study by Education Week magazine found a 49-to-1 ratio of ESL students to certified teachers in Minnesota. Nationally, the ratio stands at 19-to-1.
 

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