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Table C.1.a.-4 Percentage of public school teachers who reported agreement with various statements about teaching conditions, by condition, locale, and grade level taught: 2007–08 (View Table C.1.a.-4 continued)
School locale and grade level taught   Satisfied with teaching salary   Materials1 available as needed   Support from parents   Support to teach students with special needs   School administration supportive and encouraging   Principal enforces school rules and backs me up   Rules for student behavior enforced by teachers2   Most colleagues share beliefs and values about school mission   Principal communicates school expectations to staff
  Percent Standard error   Percent Standard error   Percent Standard error   Percent Standard error   Percent Standard error   Percent Standard error   Percent Standard error   Percent Standard error   Percent Standard error
Total   50.9 (0.64)   82.2 (0.55)   64.3 (0.52)   67.2 (0.57)   87.7 (0.39)   88.0 (0.37)   70.6 (0.55)   88.3 (0.35)   88.4 (0.33)
City   48.0 (1.27)   77.9 (1.21)   54.4 (1.09)   62.0 (1.30)   85.2 (0.91)   85.1 (0.89)   67.3 (1.17)   86.2 (0.82)   87.1 (0.75)
Suburban   54.7 (1.02)   81.9 (0.87)   68.0 (0.94)   67.7 (0.87)   88.3 (0.68)   89.0 (0.62)   71.1 (0.84)   89.2 (0.53)   89.7 (0.60)
Town   51.6 (1.88)   84.4 (1.25)   64.7 (1.61)   68.4 (1.31)   89.2 (0.81)   88.9 (1.14)   72.2 (1.42)   88.7 (0.92)   88.0 (0.94)
Rural   48.2 (1.26)   85.7 (0.80)   69.0 (0.81)   71.1 (0.94)   88.6 (0.64)   89.2 (0.62)   72.4 (0.81)   88.9 (0.54)   88.0 (0.57)
                                                       
Primary   47.6 (1.11)   82.8 (0.83)   67.7 (0.91)   64.5 (0.88)   87.9 (0.57)   89.5 (0.58)   81.9 (0.72)   91.5 (0.58)   89.6 (0.58)
City   46.2 (2.21)   78.5 (2.09)   58.0 (1.87)   58.5 (2.05)   85.1 (1.32)   86.3 (1.47)   79.7 (1.61)   90.1 (1.09)   87.2 (1.33)
Suburban   51.1 (1.94)   82.9 (1.43)   71.2 (1.67)   64.8 (1.67)   89.4 (1.09)   90.6 (1.09)   82.3 (1.17)   91.5 (0.95)   91.8 (1.07)
Town   45.3 (3.19)   84.7 (2.04)   66.7 (2.57)   65.2 (2.49)   89.1 (1.44)   89.7 (1.70)   82.5 (2.08)   92.6 (1.71)   89.0 (1.65)
Rural   45.4 (2.16)   86.3 (1.16)   73.8 (1.27)   70.0 (1.57)   88.3 (1.22)   91.3 (1.00)   83.5 (1.20)   92.5 (0.87)   89.4 (1.07)
                                                       
Middle   51.7 (1.16)   82.4 (1.00)   64.5 (1.12)   68.7 (1.01)   88.2 (0.74)   88.2 (0.69)   72.9 (1.17)   89.0 (0.72)   88.9 (0.67)
City   47.7 (2.34)   79.0 (1.98)   52.6 (2.33)   64.7 (2.55)   85.1 (1.98)   84.9 (1.59)   68.4 (2.89)   85.5 (1.72)   88.2 (1.23)
Suburban   55.0 (2.04)   82.0 (1.48)   70.6 (1.65)   69.3 (1.41)   88.8 (1.30)   89.7 (1.26)   74.9 (1.54)   90.7 (0.99)   89.8 (1.18)
Town   57.3 (2.98)   83.8 (2.09)   63.1 (2.71)   69.4 (2.17)   89.9 (1.61)   89.4 (1.60)   73.2 (2.02)   88.2 (1.70)   88.0 (1.86)
Rural   47.8 (2.56)   85.9 (1.81)   68.1 (2.13)   71.7 (1.71)   89.6 (1.27)   88.6 (1.55)   74.3 (1.90)   90.4 (1.32)   88.7 (1.35)
                                                       
High school   54.0 (0.72)   81.2 (0.59)   59.9 (0.72)   68.9 (0.72)   86.9 (0.55)   86.1 (0.55)   54.3 (0.66)   83.5 (0.51)   86.5 (0.53)
City   49.8 (1.47)   76.1 (1.26)   51.4 (1.75)   63.5 (1.79)   85.3 (1.25)   83.8 (1.25)   50.1 (1.69)   81.6 (1.53)   85.9 (1.18)
Suburban   58.7 (1.40)   80.6 (0.94)   61.3 (1.28)   69.5 (1.13)   86.5 (0.78)   86.5 (0.78)   53.2 (0.96)   84.9 (0.86)   87.4 (0.79)
Town   55.1 (1.45)   84.6 (1.15)   63.8 (1.56)   71.6 (1.52)   88.6 (0.94)   87.4 (1.19)   57.2 (1.52)   83.7 (1.35)   86.6 (1.13)
Rural   51.7 (1.30)   84.8 (0.82)   64.3 (1.09)   71.9 (0.96)   88.2 (0.77)   87.2 (0.70)   58.1 (1.20)   83.5 (0.73)   85.8 (0.78)
See notes at end of table.
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