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Accessibility of computers by teachers and students

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Grade 8

As part of the 2007 mathematics assessment, teachers of eighth-graders were asked about the accessibility of computers in their classrooms. The full text of the question and corresponding percentage of students whose teachers responded in each category are below.

Are computers available for use by you or your students?

A. Yes, computers are available to my students and to me.
B. Yes, I have access to computers, but my students do not.
C. No, neither my students nor I have access to computers at school.

  Percentage of students
Jurisdiction Available to teacher and students Available to teacher only No access


83 15 1

Large central city

80 17 3
Atlanta 88 9 4
Austin 88 11 1
Boston 63 31 6
Charlotte 80 19 1
Chicago 89 11 #
Cleveland 81 14 5
District of Columbia 61 30 9
Houston 81 19 #
Los Angeles 85 10 4
New York City 72 21 6
San Diego 78 19 3

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# Rounds to zero.
NOTE: Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 2007 Trial Urban District Mathematics Assessment.

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