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Table 7.  Percentage of beginning public school teachers participating in various leadership activities at their school, by selected teacher and school characteristics: School year 2007–08
 
Percent of teachers who
Selected teacher or school characteristic   Coach a sport   Sponsor any student groups, clubs, or organizations   Serve as a department lead or chair   Serve as a lead curriculum specialist   Serve on a school-wide or district-wide committee or task force  
Total    17.4   28.0   3.4     29.4  
Age                       
Less than 30 years    19.9   28.5   2.9     26.3  
30 or more years    11.1   26.6   4.6 ! 2.2 ! 37.7  
Grade level                       
Primary/middle    13.2   22.3   3.4 !   35.1  
High/combined    23.6   36.2   3.4   2.3 ! 21.1  
Community type                       
City/suburban    15.1   27.4   2.1 ! 1.0 ! 28.9  
Town/rural    20.5   28.7   5.1     30.2  
Percent of K-12 students who were approved
for free or reduced-price lunches
                     
0-49    17.1   29.8   3.4 !   28.5  
50 or more    18.1   25.1   2.9 ! 1.1 ! 30.4  
School did not participate in free or
reduced-price lunch program
  11.8 ! 43.3 ! 15.1 !   31.9 !
! Interpret data with caution. The standard error for this estimate is equal to 30 percent or more of the estimate's values.
‡ Reporting standards not met.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Beginning Teacher Longitudinal Study (BTLS), "First Through Third Wave Preliminary Data File," 2007–08, 2008–09, 2009–10.



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