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Table 36. Among public elementary school visual arts 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 36—Continued)
 
School characteristic Activities designed for visual arts teachers
Applied study in
art studio
Developing knowledge
about visual arts (e.g., historical, cultural, analytical)
Connecting visual arts learning with other subject areas Research on arts
and student learning (e.g., arts and cognition)
Integrating educational technologies into visual arts instruction
Percent Standard
error
Percent Standard
error
Percent Standard
error
Percent Standard
error
Percent Standard
error
                     
All public elementary school visual arts specialists 34 (2.3) 31 (2.0) 29 (1.7) 26 (2.3) 22 (1.6)
                     
Enrollment size                    
Less than 300 40 (7.0) 33 (7.2) 32 (4.6) 35 (6.6) 25 (3.6)
300 to 499 41 (3.7) 35 (2.9) 29 (2.9) 26 (3.9) 24 (2.4)
500 or more 26 (2.8) 27 (3.0) 27 (2.8) 22 (3.5) 20 (2.5)
Community type                    
City 35 (5.4) 30 (3.7) 30 (3.6) 29 (4.5) 22 (2.9)
Suburban 31 (3.7) 32 (3.1) 28 (3.3) 22 (3.5) 22 (2.8)
Town 45 (7.8) 35 (6.7) 29 (5.9) 26! (8.6) 23 (5.6)
Rural 36 (4.9) 30 (4.2) 28 (3.7) 29 (4.3) 23 (3.6)
Region                    
Northeast 36 (4.5) 33 (3.7) 32 (3.6) 24 (4.1) 21 (3.5)
Southeast 32 (3.7) 30 (4.3) 29 (3.5) 25 (5.1) 25 (3.7)
Central 35 (4.7) 28 (3.9) 28 (3.3) 30 (4.9) 23 (3.8)
West 37 (5.4) 35 (5.4) 26 (4.4) 24 (5.6) 20 (3.9)
Percent combined
enrollment of Black and
other races/ethnicities
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Less than 6 percent 35 (5.0) 29 (5.0) 34 (4.0) 31 (5.0) 29 (3.9)
6 to 20 percent 32 (4.4) 32 (4.0) 21 (3.4) 24 (4.7) 17 (3.1)
21 to 49 percent 42 (5.0) 31 (3.9) 28 (4.2) 21 (4.9) 20 (3.1)
50 percent or more 30 (4.6) 32 (3.5) 31 (3.3) 28 (3.7) 24 (2.9)
Percent of students
eligible for free or
reduced-price lunch
                   
0 to 25 percent 37 (4.0) 32 (3.7) 32 (3.8) 27 (4.3) 22 (3.1)
26 to 50 percent 37 (4.1) 24 (3.7) 25 (4.1) 26 (4.6) 19 (3.5)
51 to 75 percent 29 (4.2) 32 (5.2) 25 (3.5) 28 (5.8) 23 (4.0)
76 percent or more 34 (5.5) 35 (5.4) 32 (3.5) 24 (4.6) 25 (3.7)
See notes at end of table.

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