Fewer people are interested in teaching: Change in number of people awarded degrees in education, and enrolling in, or completing, teacher preparation programs from 2008–2009 to 2015–2016
|Change between 2008-09 and 2015-16|
|Awarded education degree (B.A., M.A., Ph.D.)||-15.4%|
|Enrolled in teacher prep. program||-37.8%|
|Completed teacher prep. program||-27.4%|
Note: Data for other years are available in Appendix Tables 1 and 2 at the end of this report.
Source: Digest of Education Statistics (National Center for Education Statistics 2018) and Higher Education Act Title II State Report Card System (U.S. Department of Education 2017a and 2017b)