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Table 35. Among public elementary school music specialists who participated in various professional development activities, percent and standard error reporting that they spent more than 8 hours in the activity, by school characteristics: School year 2009–10 (Table 35—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 error Percent Standard error Percent Standard error Percent Standard error Percent Standard error Percent Standard error
                         
All public elementary school music specialists 41 (2.9) 25 (2.8) 29 (2.5) 25 (2.2) 20 (2.4) 23 (1.9)
                         
Enrollment size                        
Less than 300 28 (5.8) 22 (6.5) 25 (5.2) 21 (4.0) 10! (3.6) 16 (3.7)
300 to 499 39 (5.1) 18 (4.1) 28 (3.9) 27 (3.3) 24 (4.3) 24 (3.3)
500 or more 47 (4.6) 32 (3.8) 32 (3.8) 24 (3.1) 21 (3.3) 26 (3.2)
Community type                        
City 47 (5.0) 21 (4.2) 32 (4.8) 26 (3.2) 23 (3.8) 23 (3.4)
Suburban 40 (5.1) 26 (5.0) 30 (4.8) 26 (3.8) 19 (4.3) 25 (3.6)
Town 31 (5.0) 21! (7.9) 27 (6.8) 26 (5.4) 15 (4.2) 24 (4.8)
Rural 37 (4.8) 31 (6.8) 25 (3.6) 22 (3.5) 18 (4.2) 19 (3.3)
Region                        
Northeast 37 (6.5) 26 (5.2) 21 (4.7) 20 (4.5) 16! (5.3) 24 (4.3)
Southeast 46 (4.8) 31 (4.7) 29 (4.1) 27 (3.4) 20 (3.5) 22 (3.2)
Central 31 (5.4) 18 (4.5) 25 (4.3) 23 (3.8) 17 (3.6) 18 (3.1)
West 48 (5.6) 25 (5.6) 42 (5.7) 29 (4.2) 26 (4.7) 29 (4.1)
Percent combined
enrollment of Black and
other races/ethnicities
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Less than 6 percent 30 (6.9) 30 (7.9) 21 (4.6) 26 (4.8) 16! (7.8) 26 (4.8)
6 to 20 percent 36 (6.8) 15 (4.3) 27 (4.8) 18 (3.2) 20 (3.3) 15 (2.6)
21 to 49 percent 45 (5.1) 27 (5.2) 28 (4.1) 30 (3.8) 22 (4.1) 27 (3.7)
50 percent or more 46 (4.2) 29 (5.1) 35 (4.8) 27 (2.8) 20 (3.3) 25 (3.5)
Percent of students
eligible for free or
reduced-price lunch
                       
0 to 25 percent 41 (5.2) 23 (5.1) 28 (3.8) 19 (3.5) 24 (4.2) 26 (3.7)
26 to 50 percent 39 (5.3) 26 (5.6) 27 (4.5) 25 (3.4) 17 (4.1) 17 (2.9)
51 to 75 percent 48 (4.9) 29 (5.8) 31 (4.7) 31 (3.8) 19 (3.6) 24 (3.9)
76 percent or more 33 (5.3) 22 (5.8) 32 (5.7) 27 (3.9) 17 (3.8) 25 (5.2)
See notes at end of table.

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