76% of public school teachers in the US were females in 2007—2008.
52% of public teachers in the US had a master’s or higher in 2007—2008..
8% of public teachers in the US left the profession during the 2008—2009 school year.
19% of US teachers have been formally mentored by another teacher.
28% of US teachers felt they were “very well prepared” to use student assessment techniques.
The world will need 6.8 million teachers in 2015 to provide every child with a primary education.
In Central African Republic, the pupil to teacher ratio is 1 teacher to 84 primary students.
(Sources: NCES & UNESCO)