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Table SH113. Standard errors for table H113. Number of grade 9 through 12 public school teachers and percentage distribution of their main teaching assignment, by selected school characteristics: 2008
      Percentage distribution of main teaching assignment  
      Career and technical education (CTE)    
Selected school characteristic Number of teachers   Total   Family and consumer sciences education   General labor market preparation   Occupational education   Academic education   Other  
                             
Total 26,560   0.41   0.14   0.22   0.31   0.79   0.63  
                             
School type                            
Regular 25,920   0.36   0.17   0.21   0.27   0.73   0.67  
Career or technical 5,190   4.15   1.06   1.61   3.71   3.39   1.71  
Other 8,060   1.18   0.33   0.54   0.80   2.38   2.01  
                             
School size                            
1–599 11,540   0.99   0.29   0.41   0.74   1.50   0.96  
600–1,199 12,740   0.73   0.34   0.42   0.60   1.23   1.06  
1,200–1,999 17,300   0.77   0.31   0.42   0.61   0.93   0.68  
2,000 or more 17,730   1.13   0.25   0.47   0.89   1.57   1.22  
                             
Community type                            
City 13,990   0.93   0.26   0.46   0.62   1.34   0.92  
Suburb 18,580   0.66   0.26   0.39   0.50   1.03   0.89  
Town 8,830   0.86   0.47   0.59   0.77   1.22   1.09  
Rural 18,800   0.77   0.26   0.40   0.57   1.12   0.87  
                             
Region                            
Northeast 12,380   0.88   0.33   0.51   0.66   1.30   1.14  
Midwest 11,980   1.00   0.38   0.40   0.76   1.23   1.12  
South 17,140   0.62   0.25   0.36   0.46   0.93   0.68  
West 16,180   0.74   0.23   0.35   0.62   1.37   1.05  
                             
Percent of students who are American Indian,
Asian, Black, or Hispanic
                           
10 or less 13,720   0.90   0.32   0.46   0.75   1.11   0.89  
11–30 15,040   0.71   0.32   0.37   0.55   0.81   0.73  
31–50 12,740   1.02   0.39   0.51   0.64   1.68   1.09  
More than 50 16,710   0.61   0.21   0.40   0.44   1.06   0.86  
                             
Percent of students approved for
free or reduced-price lunch
                           
10 or less 15,130   1.11   0.41   0.65   0.71   1.43   1.05  
11–30 14,850   0.79   0.30   0.31   0.64   0.80   0.73  
31–50 13,030   0.77   0.28   0.48   0.56   0.95   0.87  
More than 50 13,110   0.76   0.24   0.38   0.56   1.47   1.18  
                             
Percent of students with an individualized
education plan (IEP)
                           
5 or less 1H1130   0.55   0.13   0.34   0.44   0.80   0.66  
6–10 10,060   0.88   0.27   0.42   0.69   1.15   0.79  
11–15 6,240   1.23   0.49   0.57   0.86   1.58   0.93  
More than 15 7,910   0.84   0.33   0.55   0.66   1.24   1.14  
                             
Percent of students who are
limited-English-proficient (LEP)
                           
None 14,470   0.60   0.20   0.30   0.49   0.84   0.66  
1–10 11,940   0.67   0.29   0.37   0.44   1.10   0.79  
More than 10 8,410   1.14   0.38   0.74   0.79   1.56   1.20  
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS), “Public School Teacher Questionnaire,” 2007–08.

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