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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: 2011-12 (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   47.0   (0.50)   79.4   (0.45)   58.6   (0.63)   65.5   (0.51)   83.6   (0.44)   83.7   (0.43)   67.6   (0.51)   87.7   (0.38)   84.7   (0.41)
City   45.0   (1.10)   74.0   (1.15)   50.6   (1.72)   60.1   (1.25)   81.6   (0.86)   81.5   (1.07)   66.7   (1.29)   85.6   (0.87)   84.0   (1.02)
Suburban   51.1   (0.92)   79.7   (0.93)   61.8   (0.90)   66.0   (0.99)   84.3   (0.81)   84.0   (0.78)   67.3   (0.83)   88.7   (0.67)   85.8   (0.74)
Town   47.8   (1.38)   80.8   (1.17)   59.2   (1.25)   68.1   (1.21)   84.4   (1.14)   85.1   (0.97)   68.0   (1.19)   88.9   (0.87)   84.2   (1.15)
Rural   43.9   (0.97)   83.9   (0.67)   62.9   (0.93)   69.2   (0.85)   84.5   (0.69)   85.0   (0.76)   68.6   (0.92)   88.1   (0.55)   84.4   (0.63)
                                                                         
Primary   43.7   (0.90)   79.4   (0.85)   63.0   (1.05)   63.1   (0.91)   84.1   (0.82)   84.9   (0.79)   78.2   (0.99)   90.9   (0.66)   86.5   (0.72)
City   42.1   (2.01)   72.8   (2.08)   52.9   (2.44)   56.2   (2.23)   81.6   (1.75)   82.4   (1.91)   75.6   (1.97)   87.5   (1.48)   85.2   (1.83)
Suburban   47.5   (1.71)   80.2   (1.59)   67.7   (1.66)   64.6   (1.64)   85.4   (1.36)   85.4   (1.34)   79.0   (1.48)   93.0   (0.92)   87.8   (1.17)
Town   43.6   (2.52)   81.5   (2.21)   63.6   (1.95)   65.9   (2.28)   84.4   (1.85)   86.0   (1.62)   76.9   (2.04)   92.8   (1.19)   84.5   (1.99)
Rural   40.9   (1.80)   85.4   (1.12)   68.7   (1.54)   68.3   (1.64)   85.1   (1.17)   86.9   (1.39)   80.9   (1.39)   91.6   (0.91)   87.3   (1.02)
                                                                         
Middle   49.9   (0.89)   80.1   (0.66)   56.5   (0.78)   66.5   (0.72)   83.8   (0.66)   82.5   (0.71)   63.9   (0.81)   87.0   (0.54)   83.2   (0.65)
City   47.4   (2.12)   76.0   (1.72)   50.5   (1.90)   63.4   (1.76)   81.4   (1.25)   79.3   (1.52)   59.9   (1.62)   84.9   (1.33)   81.2   (1.39)
Suburban   53.6   (1.47)   80.9   (1.02)   58.8   (1.09)   66.3   (1.16)   84.3   (0.86)   83.0   (0.98)   64.3   (1.26)   87.6   (0.88)   84.1   (0.95)
Town   51.5   (2.15)   80.5   (1.66)   55.1   (1.92)   69.3   (2.36)   85.6   (1.75)   84.2   (1.52)   67.9   (1.95)   88.0   (1.26)   85.2   (1.45)
Rural   45.9   (1.66)   83.7   (1.24)   60.8   (1.49)   68.7   (1.57)   84.9   (1.28)   84.3   (1.17)   65.5   (1.58)   88.1   (0.94)   82.7   (1.29)
                                                                         
High school   50.3   (0.75)   78.4   (0.68)   52.7   (0.70)   68.0   (0.71)   82.7   (0.61)   82.2   (0.59)   52.0   (0.77)   83.0   (0.51)   83.1   (0.51)
City   48.4   (1.71)   75.0   (1.70)   45.9   (1.46)   64.6   (1.69)   82.2   (1.29)   80.9   (1.29)   53.1   (1.78)   82.7   (0.96)   84.1   (0.96)
Suburban   55.5   (1.41)   78.1   (1.13)   54.4   (1.27)   67.8   (1.26)   82.3   (1.22)   82.5   (1.05)   50.3   (1.08)   82.7   (1.00)   83.9   (0.98)
Town   51.0   (1.72)   80.1   (1.39)   55.7   (1.61)   70.4   (1.48)   83.8   (1.32)   84.0   (1.20)   52.9   (1.61)   83.0   (1.28)   83.5   (1.27)
Rural   45.7   (1.49)   80.9   (1.02)   55.5   (1.39)   70.2   (1.06)   83.2   (1.00)   82.4   (1.17)   52.7   (1.50)   83.6   (0.98)   81.3   (1.08)
                                                                         
Combined   49.4   (2.06)   81.6   (1.62)   57.8   (2.86)   69.5   (2.04)   83.4   (1.51)   84.0   (1.40)   67.2   (2.18)   85.6   (1.83)   82.4   (1.50)
City   48.2   (4.67)   74.5   (4.22)   51.9   (8.32)   65.5   (4.95)   80.1   (3.81)   81.2   (3.15)   67.2   (5.25)   84.0   (5.33)   81.4   (3.39)
Suburban   50.9   (4.93)   77.8   (4.18)   56.9   (5.11)   70.3   (3.70)   85.7   (2.90)   82.2   (3.18)   64.9   (5.27)   86.0   (2.79)   82.2   (3.11)
Town   55.8   (6.26)   80.3   (6.96)   50.5   (7.32)   72.8   (4.05)   82.6   (3.17)   86.2   (3.90)   63.7   (5.13)   86.5   (2.91)   80.6   (7.40)
Rural   48.6   (2.12)   87.2   (1.08)   62.9   (2.47)   71.3   (1.61)   85.0   (1.29)   85.8   (1.34)   68.4   (1.57)   86.4   (1.16)   83.3   (1.08)
See notes at end of table.
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