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Table C.1.a.-2 Percentage of public school teachers who reported potential problems as 'serious problems' in their schools, by type of problem, locale, and grade level taught: 2007–08 (View Table C.1.a.-2 continued)
School locale and grade level taught Lack of parental involvement   Poverty   Students come to school unprepared to learn   Student apathy   Student tardiness
Percent Standard error   Percent Standard error   Percent Standard error   Percent Standard error   Percent Standard error
Total 19.5 (0.49)   22.2 (0.59)   24.3 (0.56)   16.5 (0.45)   9.9 (0.33)
City 28.3 (1.12)   32.9 (1.47)   33.6 (1.11)   21.5 (1.01)   16.8 (0.86)
Suburban 15.9 (0.81)   14.6 (0.97)   19.7 (0.90)   13.7 (0.80)   8.7 (0.52)
Town 20.1 (1.54)   27.3 (2.01)   26.0 (1.96)   16.3 (1.22)   7.7 (0.84)
Rural 15.0 (0.66)   18.9 (0.76)   20.1 (0.85)   15.5 (0.74)   5.5 (0.48)
                             
Primary 16.5 (0.83)   24.0 (1.06)   19.6 (0.95)   6.4 (0.54)   6.1 (0.52)
City 24.0 (1.70)   34.4 (2.42)   27.8 (1.76)   9.0 (1.01)   10.6 (1.22)
Suburban 13.8 (1.37)   17.9 (1.98)   16.3 (1.35)   4.9 (0.72)   5.1 (0.69)
Town 18.9 (2.70)   29.2 (3.77)   22.2 (3.62)   7.3 (2.06)   5.4 (1.62)
Rural 11.0 (1.02)   18.4 (1.28)   13.8 (1.23)   5.2 (0.76)   3.2 (0.65)
                             
Middle 18.4 (0.92)   21.0 (1.28)   23.7 (1.19)   16.8 (0.85)   5.7 (0.53)
City 27.5 (2.69)   32.6 (2.64)   33.3 (2.48)   24.4 (2.02)   11.5 (1.41)
Suburban 15.0 (1.41)   12.8 (1.45)   18.4 (1.79)   12.7 (1.43)   4.2 (0.75)
Town 19.0 (1.89)   28.6 (2.94)   27.0 (2.55)   17.0 (1.79)   4.7 (1.16)
Rural 13.8 (1.27)   17.6 (1.70)   19.9 (1.93)   15.0 (1.50)   2.7 (0.78)
                             
High school 24.4 (0.71)   20.9 (0.66)   30.6 (0.72)   29.1 (0.68)   18.5 (0.70)
City 35.4 (1.86)   31.5 (2.12)   41.6 (1.94)   35.4 (1.75)   30.2 (1.70)
Suburban 19.6 (1.23)   12.3 (0.99)   25.0 (1.39)   25.9 (1.27)   18.1 (1.20)
Town 22.9 (1.88)   23.5 (1.67)   30.2 (1.66)   28.1 (1.46)   13.6 (1.09)
Rural 20.7 (0.95)   20.5 (1.13)   27.6 (1.13)   27.8 (1.04)   10.5 (0.79)
See notes at end of table.
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