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Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2007
NCES 2008-021
December 2007


Figure 12.2.

Percentage of public and private school teachers who agreed or strongly agreed that student misbehavior interfered with their teaching, by sector: Various school years, 1987-88 through 2003-04



Percentage of public and private school teachers who agreed or strongly agreed that student misbehavior interfered with their teaching, by sector: Various school years, 1987-88 through 2003-04

1 The public sector includes public, public charter, and Bureau of Indian Affairs school teachers.
NOTE: Teachers who taught only prekindergarten students are excluded. Population sizes for teachers are 2,623,000 in 1987–88; 2,905,000 in 1990–91; 2,930,000 in 1993–94; 3,452,000 in 1999–2000; and 3,704,000 in 2003–04.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS), "Public School Teacher Data File," and "Private School Teacher Data File," 1993–94, 1999–2000, and 2003–04; "Charter School Teacher Data File," 1999–2000; and "Bureau of Indian Affairs Teacher Data File," 1999–2000 and 2003–04.
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