The specialist corps

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Central office hired 117 teachers to serve as
reading specialists in elementary schools. Three have withdrawn to return
to regular teaching. The following describes who they are:
Credentials
Master’s in reading: 54%
Reading endorsement: 56%
Neither: 31%
Demographics
Black: 74%
White: 22%
Hispanic: 3%
Asian: 1%
Male: 2%
Female: 98%
Years of service
Average: 16
School served:
Home school: 45%
New School: 55%
 
Source:
Chicago Public Schools