**1. What percentage of public school teachers are white?**

**A) 50%**

**B) 84%**

**C) 72%**

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**2. What percentage of public school teachers are women?**

**A) 55%**

**B) 84%**

**C) 62%**

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**3. What percentage are 29 years old or younger?**

**A) 18%**

**B) 21% **

**C) 52%**

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**4) What percentage has five years teaching experience or less?**

**A) 19%**

**B) 26%**

**C) 42%**

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**5. What percentage has earned a master’s degree? **

**A) 28%**

**B) 43%**

**C) 32%**

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**6. What percentage teach in the city?**

**A) 49%**

**B) 31%**

**C) 22%**

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**7. What percentage teach in the suburbs?**

**A) 51%**

**B) 26%**

**C) 12%**

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**8. What percentage teach general elementary?**

**A) 35%**

**B) 48%**

**C) 2%**

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**9. What percentage entered the classroom from an alternative teacher preparation program?**

**A) 33%**

**B) 16%**

**C) 92%**

**10. What percentage are “very or somewhat satisfied” with their overall job as a teacher?**

**A) 10%**

**B) 89%**

**C) 51%**

ANSWERS:

1. The answer is B. 84% of teachers are white.

2. The answer is B. 84% of teachers are women.

3. The answer is B. 21% are 29 years old or younger.

4. The answer is B. 26% have five years experience or less.

5. The answer is B. 43% have master’s degrees.

6. The answer is B. 31% teach in the city.

7. The answer is B. 26% teach in the suburbs.

8. The answer is B. 48% teach general elementary.

9. The answer is B. 16% entered the classroom via an alternative route.

10. The answer is B. 89% are satisfied with their overall job as a teacher.

(Data from “Profiles of Teachers in the U.S. 2011”)