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Public and Private School Principle in the United States: A Statistical Profile, 1987-88 to 1993-94
Table B28.-Standard errors for Table A28:  Percentage of public school principals by plans to 
           remain principals, by age and years of experience as a principal within sex:  
           1993-94
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                                                           Plans to remain principal
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                                    As long   Until eligible    Unless something   Leave as soon   Undecided
Principal characteristics           as able      to retire        better comes      as possible
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MALE
 Total                                0.87         0.70              0.72              0.27          0.80
 Age
    Under 35                          3.40         4.06              3.70              0.53          4.76
    35-39                             2.55         1.71              2.67              0.97          1.77
    40-44                             1.95         1.16              1.65              0.59          1.71
    45-49                             1.41         1.37              1.28              0.37          1.19
    50-54                             1.42         1.63              1.62              0.61          1.17
    55 and over                       2.27         1.53              0.92              0.93          2.85
 Experience
    Fewer than 3 years                1.96         1.36              1.63              0.66          1.50
    3 to 9 years                      1.13         0.98              1.22              0.43          1.32
    10 years or more                  1.27         1.03              0.79              0.49          1.19
FEMALE
 Total                                1.20         1.06              1.11              0.36
 Age
    Under 35                          6.17         5.16              6.08              0.00          4.47
    35-39                             4.55         2.65              4.32              0.55          3.95
    40-44                             2.27         1.98              2.56              0.30          2.27
    45-49                             1.94         2.00              1.83              0.20          1.93
    50-54                             2.77         2.67              1.74              0.69          2.54
    55 and over                       3.15         2.67              1.47              2.53          3.19
 Experience
    Fewer than 3 years                1.75         1.63              1.96              0.29          1.93
    3 to 9 years                      1.82         1.54              1.51              0.70          1.85
    10 years or more                  2.50         2.48              1.61              0.52          2.36
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SOURCE:  U.S. Department of Education, , Schools and Staffing 
Survey:  1993-94 (Public School Principal Questionnaire).

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