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Public and Private School Principle in the United States: A Statistical Profile, 1987-88 to 1993-94
Table B12.-Standard errors for Table A12:  Percentage of public and private school principals 
           by highest degree earned, by race-ethnicity and sex:  1987-88, 1990-97, 1993-94
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                                                                                           Highest degree
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                                                                  Public                                                       Private
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Principal characteristics                Less than    Bachelor's  Master's   Ed. Sp./   Doctorate    Less than   Bachelor's    Master's    Ed. Sp./    Doctorate
                                         Bachelor's                            Prof.                 Bachelor's                              Prof.
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1987-88
   Total                                    0.04         0.25       0.51       0.49        0.35         0.93         1.55        1.56        0.90         0.56
   Race-ethnicity
      American Indian/Alaska Native            -            -       5.97       5.69        4.50            -            -       22.20           -            -
      Asian/Pacific Islander                   -         1.31       5.98       7.31        4.76            -        12.53       11.29        8.11         8.23
      Black non-Hispanic                       -            -       2.14       2.10        1.21            -         4.89        6.34        4.10         4.62
      White non-Hispanic                       -         0.28       0.52       0.45        0.39         0.98         1.71        1.61        0.97         0.56
      Hispanic                                 -         1.82       4.15       2.76        2.04            -         8.72        8.74           -         2.06
   Sex
      Male                                     -         0.19       0.54       0.56        0.33         1.44         1.94        2.05        1.00         0.82
      Female                                   -         0.72       1.22       1.10        0.81         1.18         2.17        1.86        1.35         0.71
1990-91
   Total                                       -         0.23       0.70       0.52        0.44         1.19         1.13        1.12        0.76         0.60
   Race-ethnicity
      Amererican Indian/Alaska Nativ           -            -       8.57       6.03        7.01            -            -       22.70           -            -
      Asian/Pacific Islander                   -         2.82       9.14       6.16        3.43            -        12.54       15.74        7.55        14.68
      Black non-Hispanic                       -            -       2.19       1.96        1.70         6.14         7.62        7.47        2.46         5.93
      White non-Hispanic                       -         0.22       0.78       0.64        0.44         1.28         1.23        1.24        0.79         0.60
      Hispanic                                 -         2.14       3.86       3.58        2.18         1.76         6.96        6.48        4.16         2.70
   Sex
      Male                                     -         0.28       0.65       0.57        0.36         2.22         1.73        1.61        1.02         1.07
      Female                                   -         0.38       1.50       1.12        1.10         0.81         1.41        1.72        1.26         0.62
1993-94
   Total                                       -         0.21       0.65       0.57        0.33         1.00         1.27        1.28        0.41         0.54
   Race-ethnicity
      American Indian/Alaska Native            -         0.52       6.42       6.84        2.79            -        19.69       18.84           -            -
      Asian/Pacific Islander                   -         1.57       8.15       8.57        7.32            -        13.09       17.75           -         2.45
      Black non-Hispanic                       -            -       1.91       1.59        1.50         4.67         5.27        4.98        3.03         1.86
      White non-Hispanic                       -         0.22       0.79       0.67        0.35         1.09         1.32        1.36        0.45         0.56
      Hispanic                                 -         2.26       3.30       2.46        1.41            -         9.03        7.63        4.60         6.15
   Sex
      Male                                     -         0.22       0.91       0.68        0.42         1.86         1.79        1.87        0.57         0.97
      Female                                   -         0.42       1.14       1.09        0.60         1.17         1.63        1.89        0.74         0.45
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-Too few cases for a reliable estimate.
SOURCE:  U.S. Department of Education, Natoinal Center for Education Statistics, Schools and Staffing Survey:  1987-88 (School Administrator Questionnaire), 
1990-91 (Public and Private School Administrator Questionnaires), and 1993-94 (Public and Private School Principal Questionnaires).

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