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Public and Private School Principle in the United States: A Statistical Profile, 1987-88 to 1993-94
Table B24.Standard errors for Table A24:  Percentage of public and private school principals 
           who rated specific educational goals as first, second, or third most important for 
           students to achieve, by school level, community type, and minority enrollment:  
           1993-94
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                                                                                                 Goals
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                                 Building        Encouraging        Promoting         Promoting         Promoting         Promoting         Promoting      Promoting multi-
                                  basic            academic       occupational/          work            personal           human             moral       cultural awareness
School characteristics           literacy         excellence       voc. skills          habits            growth          relations           values        religious dev.
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PUBLIC
Total                              0.60              0.67              0.40              0.75              0.61              0.54              0.30              0.55
School level
  Elementary                       0.71              0.95              0.53              1.01              0.91              0.77              0.40              0.72
  Secondary                        1.00              0.97              0.70              0.80              0.88              0.57              0.39              0.42
  Combined                         3.07              2.59              2.76              3.17              2.50              1.57              1.18              3.40
Community type
  Central city                     1.29              1.36              0.68              1.25              1.50              1.45              0.72              1.23
  Urban fringe/large town          1.36              1.38              0.62              1.48              1.23              1.28              0.63              0.95
  Rural/small town                 0.93              0.96              0.64              1.01              0.82              0.73              0.44              0.58
Minority enrollment
  Less than 20%                    0.75              0.99              0.59              0.98              0.80              0.71              0.38              0.60
  20% to 50%                       1.44              1.60              0.96              1.91              1.78              1.28              0.75              1.30
  More than 50%                    1.65              1.59              0.96              1.30              1.55              1.38              0.82              1.06
PRIVATE
Total                              0.87              1.27              0.77              1.30              1.22              0.72              0.90              1.37
School level
  Elementary                       1.53              1.90              1.19              1.49              1.80              0.90              1.17              1.89
  Secondary                        3.00              3.37              0.90              2.69              2.68              3.44              1.90              2.74
  Combined                         2.31              2.88              1.92              3.11              2.38              1.94              2.25              2.88
Community type
  Central city                     1.46              1.48              1.01              1.86              1.69              0.90              1.70              1.77
  Urban fringe/large town          2.04              2.61              1.87              2.24              2.30              1.88              1.62              2.18
  Rural/small town                 2.20              2.82              1.54              3.02              2.61              1.77              2.47              3.19
Minority enrollment
  Less than 20%                    1.27              1.69              1.24              1.59              1.78              1.03              1.23              1.88
  20% to 50%                       3.47              3.03              1.28              3.32              2.85              1.73              1.88              2.97
  More than 50%                    3.60              3.31              1.68              2.99              2.37              2.46              2.55              2.52
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SOURCE:  U.S. Department of Education, , Schools and Staffing Survey:  1993-94 (Public and Private School Principal and School 
Questionnaires).

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