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Table 103. Among public secondary school music specialists who participated in various professional development activities, percent and standard error reporting that participation in the activity improved their teaching to a moderate or great extent, by school characteristics: School year 2009–10 (Table 103—Continued)
 
School characteristic Activities designed for music teachers
Applied study in performing music Applied study in improvising,
arranging, or composing music
Developing knowledge about music Connecting music learning with other subject areas Research on arts and student learning Integrating educational technologies into music instruction
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All public secondary school
music specialists
82 (2.1) 61 (3.0) 69 (2.3) 58 (2.2) 64 (2.9) 65 (2.1)
                         
Enrollment size                        
Less than 500 84 (4.0) 62 (5.8) 72 (4.6) 64 (4.5) 58 (5.4) 65 (4.5)
500 to 999 81 (3.3) 61 (5.4) 62 (3.3) 55 (4.0) 68 (4.6) 67 (3.7)
1,000 or more 81 (3.5) 61 (4.1) 72 (3.5) 55 (3.4) 65 (4.2) 64 (3.8)
Community type                        
City 80 (4.3) 67 (7.2) 72 (4.5) 57 (5.3) 63 (5.1) 69 (4.3)
Suburban 83 (3.7) 62 (4.9) 73 (4.2) 57 (4.1) 69 (5.0) 63 (3.6)
Town 81 (4.8) 50 (8.6) 52 (5.1) 56 (6.1) 49 (6.7) 63 (5.0)
Rural 82 (3.6) 61 (5.7) 71 (4.5) 60 (4.4) 71 (4.3) 65 (3.9)
Region                        
Northeast 76 (5.3) 70 (7.0) 72 (5.0) 58 (4.7) 57 (6.3) 63 (4.6)
Southeast 86 (3.1) 67 (6.3) 70 (4.3) 64 (4.0) 68 (4.5) 64 (4.0)
Central 83 (4.4) 52 (5.3) 78 (3.8) 51 (4.9) 67 (4.7) 65 (3.9)
West 80 (3.1) 61 (5.2) 59 (4.1) 60 (3.6) 65 (4.5) 68 (4.1)
Percent combined enrollment
of Black and other
races/ethnicities1
                       
Less than 6 percent 79 (5.8) 52 (6.6) 75 (3.5) 63 (5.0) 67 (6.0) 68 (4.7)
6 to 20 percent 83 (3.3) 58 (6.4) 71 (4.1) 48 (5.1) 62 (5.2) 63 (4.1)
21 to 49 percent 82 (3.7) 67 (6.7) 58 (5.2) 59 (4.9) 66 (5.1) 61 (3.5)
50 percent or more 82 (3.7) 67 (5.1) 70 (3.9) 62 (3.3) 62 (4.8) 69 (4.5)
Percent of students eligible
for free or reduced-price lunch
                       
0 to 25 percent 84 (3.5) 55 (6.4) 71 (4.4) 56 (4.6) 70 (4.0) 65 (3.5)
26 to 50 percent 79 (4.0) 58 (4.6) 67 (4.6) 58 (4.3) 62 (5.2) 69 (4.0)
51 to 75 percent 84 (4.2) 73 (6.6) 66 (5.1) 55 (4.6) 59 (5.0) 56 (5.3)
76 percent or more 83 (6.4) 65 (8.4) 71 (7.6) 67 (6.5) 65 (8.9) 76 (7.5)
See notes at end of table.

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