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Mathematics Teachers

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Approximately 615,700 middle school teachers and nearly 1.1 million high school teachers, as well as 61,100 postsecondary mathematical science teachers, are employed in the United States. Math teachers are needed at middle schools and high schools, including parochial schools, juvenile detention centers, vocational schools, and technical schools. Some Montessori schools are also expanding to include more advanced courses. Though rural areas maintain some schools, most institutions are in towns and cities. Teachers can also find opportunities in "charter" schools, which are smaller, deregulated schools that receive public funding.

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