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Number and percentage distribution of public school teachers, by reported level of agreement with the statement, 'There is a great deal of cooperative effort among the staff members' and state: 2007–08

State Number of teachers   Percent of teachers who  
  Strongly agree   Somewhat agree   Somewhat disagree   Strongly disagree  
United States  3,404,500   40.3   44.0   12.8   2.9  
                     
Alabama  53,200   41.9   42.1   12.5   3.6  
Alaska  8,100   41.9   43.5   11.8   2.7  
Arizona  66,500   41.3   39.7   15.8   3.3  
Arkansas  35,800   45.4   42.5   10.3   1.8 !
California  310,000   42.8   38.4   15.6   3.1  
                     
Colorado  50,100   44.2   41.6   10.5   3.7 !
Connecticut  50,100   39.9   45.1   13.2   1.8 !
Delaware  8,300   37.4   47.1   12.1   3.4 !
District of Columbia  4,400   34.8   40.9   15.8   8.5  
Florida  177,200   39.8   43.9   13.1   3.1 !
                     
Georgia  121,900   47.0   40.8   10.5   1.7 !
Hawaii  12,800   30.7   46.9   16.0   6.3 !
Idaho  16,200   44.3   41.5   11.7   2.5  
Illinois  145,000   40.7   45.7   10.2   3.4  
Indiana  68,400   41.8   42.2   13.1   2.9 !
                     
Iowa  39,600   37.5   49.9   10.3   2.3  
Kansas  37,700   40.1   42.5   13.7   3.8 !
Kentucky  44,400   41.2   45.0   12.0   1.8 !
Louisiana  48,100   45.8   39.0   10.4   4.8  
Maine  17,800   35.6   46.0   16.3   2.1 !
                     
Maryland  59,900   38.3   43.7   14.5   3.5 !
Massachusetts  80,400   39.2   44.1   13.4   3.3 !
Michigan  98,300   43.5   40.8   12.7   3.0  
Minnesota  64,000   39.4   43.6   13.7   3.2  
Mississippi  35,500   40.4   42.6   13.1   3.9  
                     
Missouri  73,300   47.9   41.0   8.9   2.1  
Montana  12,700   40.2   44.3   12.6   2.8  
Nebraska  23,200   38.8   44.0   14.8   2.5  
Nevada  23,700   37.6   47.4   10.7   4.4 !
New Hampshire  17,400   32.8   49.8   13.7   3.7  
                     
New Jersey  124,500   41.5   47.5   9.5   1.5 !
New Mexico  22,700   31.2   45.3   18.8   4.7  
New York  228,100   33.2   48.9   15.2   2.7  
North Carolina  96,000   35.2   42.7   17.2   5.0 !
North Dakota  8,900   43.3   42.2   11.8   2.6 !
                     
Ohio  134,300   35.6   46.7   13.4   4.3  
Oklahoma  46,500   44.0   43.7   9.5   2.9  
Oregon  31,700   40.1   42.0   13.8   4.1  
Pennsylvania  136,900   45.4   42.1   10.7   1.8  
Rhode Island  13,200   33.3   44.5   17.9   4.3 !
                     
South Carolina  49,000   43.8   44.1   10.4   1.8 !
South Dakota  10,600   39.2   44.1   14.6   2.2 !
Tennessee  67,100   45.9   40.5   11.5   2.1 !
Texas  340,400   38.9   46.2   11.8   3.1 !
Utah  27,200   49.5   41.3   7.0   2.2 !
                     
Vermont  10,200   33.9   50.4   13.1   2.7 !
Virginia  94,000   37.8   45.1   14.6   2.6 !
Washington  58,100   42.3   47.5   8.8   1.5 !
West Virginia  22,900   39.2   47.7   11.0   2.1 !
Wisconsin  70,100   31.0   51.3   14.9   2.8 !
Wyoming  7,900   36.9   45.0   15.0   3.1  
! Interpret data with caution. The standard error for this estimate is equal to 30 percent or more of the estimate's value.
NOTE: Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS), "Public School Teacher Data File," 2007–08.


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