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Table 32. Percent and standard error for public elementary school music specialists reporting that they participated in various professional development activities, by school characteristics: School year 2009–10 (Table 32—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
(e.g., historical, cultural, analytical)
Connecting music learning with other subject areas Research on arts
and student learning (e.g., arts and cognition)
Integrating educational technologies into music instruction
Percent Standard
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Percent Standard
error
Percent Standard
error
Percent Standard
error
Percent Standard
error
Percent Standard
error
                         
All public elementary school music specialists 43 (1.6) 32 (1.8) 48 (1.7) 64 (1.8) 43 (2.0) 64 (2.0)
                         
Enrollment size                        
Less than 300 43 (4.0) 34 (4.3) 51 (4.2) 57 (4.6) 41 (4.6) 63 (4.1)
300 to 499 39 (3.1) 30 (2.9) 43 (2.9) 64 (2.6) 41 (2.8) 63 (3.0)
500 or more 47 (2.6) 34 (2.4) 51 (2.5) 67 (2.4) 46 (2.6) 65 (2.5)
Community type                        
City 49 (3.8) 37 (3.3) 52 (3.5) 68 (2.9) 47 (3.3) 63 (3.4)
Suburban 42 (3.1) 33 (3.5) 46 (2.6) 64 (3.1) 42 (3.3) 66 (3.3)
Town 35 (4.5) 24 (3.9) 43 (4.1) 59 (3.6) 41 (5.0) 56 (4.3)
Rural 42 (3.3) 29 (2.7) 49 (3.0) 62 (3.3) 40 (3.1) 64 (3.1)
Region                        
Northeast 43 (4.0) 35 (4.0) 47 (3.8) 57 (3.6) 42 (4.3) 64 (3.8)
Southeast 46 (2.5) 32 (2.7) 50 (3.0) 69 (3.0) 44 (3.0) 66 (3.6)
Central 35 (3.1) 26 (3.1) 46 (3.0) 66 (3.4) 41 (3.6) 63 (2.9)
West 50 (3.5) 36 (3.2) 50 (4.0) 64 (3.2) 45 (3.2) 62 (3.5)
Percent combined
enrollment of Black and
other races/ethnicities
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Less than 6 percent 39 (4.2) 26 (3.7) 44 (3.3) 57 (4.3) 33 (4.1) 64 (3.7)
6 to 20 percent 41 (3.4) 30 (3.6) 46 (3.1) 64 (3.2) 42 (4.0) 63 (3.7)
21 to 49 percent 41 (3.7) 33 (3.3) 49 (3.5) 65 (3.3) 49 (3.6) 63 (3.1)
50 percent or more 50 (2.9) 36 (2.8) 51 (3.0) 67 (3.2) 45 (3.3) 65 (3.2)
Percent of students
eligible for free or
reduced-price lunch
                       
0 to 25 percent 42 (3.4) 35 (3.9) 47 (3.5) 66 (3.6) 46 (3.9) 64 (3.3)
26 to 50 percent 42 (3.3) 27 (2.8) 46 (3.1) 62 (3.2) 39 (3.0) 62 (3.2)
51 to 75 percent 42 (2.9) 31 (2.6) 50 (3.2) 63 (3.0) 43 (3.9) 64 (3.3)
76 percent or more 48 (3.3) 36 (3.0) 50 (3.9) 65 (3.4) 43 (3.9) 64 (4.1)
See notes at end of table.

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