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No states meet teaching goal

By The Associated Press

No state is on pace to get a highly qualified teacher in every class as required by federal law. Every state must keep working on it. In the meantime, the Education Department says some states are making good efforts, some face penalties and some have not yet been rated:
States making good efforts: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, Mississippi, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont and Wyoming.

States that may be penalized: Alaska, Delaware, District of Columbia, Idaho, Iowa, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina, Puerto Rico and Washington.

States not yet rated: Colorado, Connecticut, Indiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Missouri, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
Source: Education Department

— Associated Press
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