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Vol. CLIV, Issue 5
Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Numbers in the News

1,080

Average number of hours American teachers spend teaching annually

$46,600

The average annual base salary of regular full-time public school teachers in 2008

$36,300

The average annual base salary of regular full-time private school teachers in 2008

69.4%

Percent of American teachers in the private and public institution at all levels of education who are women

14th

The U.S. ranking in reading skills out of 34 countries in the Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development

73%

The average U.S. high school graduation rate of males in 2009

80%

The average U.S. high school graduation rate of females in 2009

95%

The average Japan high school graduation rate for males and females in 2009

99.3%

The average extended high school graduation rate in the Walla Walla School District in 2011

Sources:   The New York Times, The Huffington Post, The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, The National Center for Education Statistics, Walla Walla Public Schools

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