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Public and Private School Principle in the United States: A Statistical Profile, 1987-88 to 1993-94
Table B27-Standard errors for Table A27:  Percentage of public and private school principals 
           by plans to remain principals, by school level, minority enrollment, school size, 
           and community type: 1993-94
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                                                         Plans to remain principal
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                                             Until eligible  Unless something    Leave as soon as
School characteristics      As long as able    to retire       better comes          possible       Undecided
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PUBLIC
  Total                          0.74            0.56              0.62                0.20            0.61
  School level
     Elementary                  0.91            0.73              0.83                0.27            0.76
     Secondary                   0.82            0.73              0.65                0.32            0.78
     Combined                    2.06            3.16              2.86                0.40            1.75
  Minority enrollment
     Less than 20%               0.93            0.84              0.76                0.34            0.95
     20% to 50%                  1.46            1.46              1.19                0.41            1.47
     More than 50%               1.39            1.22              1.34                0.60            0.99
  School size
     Less than 150               1.77            1.52              1.54                1.42            1.73
     150 to 499                  1.23            0.92              1.01                0.32            0.92
     500 to 749                  1.34            1.24              1.24                0.37            1.32
     750 or more                 1.30            1.24              0.93                0.39            1.07
  Community type
     Central city                1.18            1.10              1.13                0.57            1.06
     Urban fringe/large          1.25            1.11              0.91                0.37            1.16
     Rural/small town            0.98            0.79              0.91                0.31            0.84
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Table B27-Standard errors for Table A27:  Percentage of public and private school principals 
           by plans to remain principals, by school level, minority enrollment, school size, 
           and community type: 1993-94(continued)
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                                                         Plans to remain principal
                          -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                             Until eligible  Unless something    Leave as soon as
School characteristics      As long as able    to retire       better comes          possible       Undecided
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PRIVATE
  Total                          1.02            0.68              0.53                0.39            1.05
  School level
     Elementary                  1.52            0.81              0.83                0.53            1.61
     Secondary                   3.28            1.26              1.07                0.49            3.72
     Combined                    2.67            1.81              1.23                0.87            2.00
  Minority enrollment  
     Less than 20%               1.38            0.96              0.67                0.41            1.41
     20% to 50%                  3.21            1.26              1.32                0.95            2.83
     More than 50%               2.90            1.42              1.95                1.08            2.92
  School size
     Less than 150               1.82            1.19              0.77                0.57            1.84
     150 to 499                  1.59            0.87              0.82                0.64            1.55
     500 to 749                  2.83            1.33              2.34                1.32            3.34
     750 or more                 3.21            2.02              2.22                0.70            3.22
  Community type
     Central city                1.51            0.98              0.83                0.54            1.46
     Urban fringe/large          1.93            0.96              1.00                0.76            1.75
     Rural/small town            2.39            1.79              1.02                0.65            2.54
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SOURCE:  U.S. Department of Education, , Schools and Staffing Survey:  
1993-94 (Public and Private School Principal Questionnaires).

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