Teacher Preparation Program Completion
Total by State, 2012-13 and 2016-17

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In the SREB region, 9,000 fewer candidates completed teacher preparation programs in 2017 than in 2013, and 14 of 16 states saw declines in completion. 

Top blue bar: 2016-17 (the most recent available data) 
Bottom gray bar: 2012-13

AL 2,965,; 2,417. AR 2,349; 1,908. DE 746; 459. FL 7,021; 7,840. GA 5443; 3,971. KY 3,206; 2,073. LA 2,574; 2,365. MD 2,774; 2,382. MS 2,305; 1,687. NC 5,499; 4,308; OK 2,152, 1,398. SC 2,447, 2,207; TN 4,447; 2,904. TX 20,869; 22,574. VA 3,954; 3,372. WV 1,182; 895.

Includes teacher candidates who completed traditional teacher preparation programs and university-based and private alternative teacher preparation programs.

Source: U.S. Department of Education. “2018 Title II Reports.”