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Number and percentage distribution of all public school teachers and all BIE school teachers, by reported level of agreement with the statement, "Rules for student behavior are consistently enforced by teachers in this school, even for students who are not in their classes" and selected school characteristics: 2007-08

Selected school characteristic   Number of teachers Percent of teachers who
  Strongly agree   Somewhat agree   Somewhat disagree   Strongly disagree  
All public schools    3,404,500   27.7   43.0   21.6   7.7  
                       
School classification                       
Traditional public    3,332,100   27.6   43.0   21.7   7.7  
Charter school    72,400   31.2   41.1   20.0   7.7  
                       
Community type                       
City    882,400   26.1   41.2   22.9   9.7  
Suburb    1,200,700   27.8   43.3   21.7   7.2  
Town    467,500   28.4   43.8   20.9   6.9  
Rural    853,900   28.7   43.8   20.7   6.9  
                       
School level                       
Elementary    2,147,900   34.7   44.1   16.2   5.0  
Secondary    1,099,800   14.4   40.7   31.9   13.0  
Combined    156,900   25.3   42.9   23.4   8.4  
                       
Student enrollment                       
Less than 100    48,700   41.3   40.1   13.1   5.5 !
100-199    124,100   35.5   40.5   19.6   4.4  
200-499    1,029,800   33.9   44.3   16.7   5.1  
500-749    845,100   30.2   44.0   19.5   6.3  
750-999    488,600   28.2   43.3   20.5   8.0  
1,000 or more    868,100   15.7   40.7   31.0   12.6  
                       
Percent of K-12 students who were approved
   for free or reduced-price lunches 
                     
0-34    1,487,900   27.1   44.5   21.5   6.9  
35-49    576,000   25.8   42.4   22.6   9.2  
50-74    722,500   28.3   42.2   21.6   7.8  
75 or more    554,700   30.0   40.4   21.2   8.5  
School did not participate in free or
   reduced-price lunch program 
  63,400   31.5   43.0   20.1   5.4  
                       
All BIE schools    4,400   10.9   39.6   32.0   17.5  
! 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 and BIE School Teacher Data Files," 2007-08.


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