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Number and percentage of public and BIE school teachers who agreed or strongly agreed that student misbehavior and student tardiness and class cutting in their school interfered with their teaching, by selected school characteristics: 1999-2000, 2003-04, and 2007-08

    Student misbehavior interfered with teaching   Student tardiness and class cutting interfered with teaching  
    1999-2000   2003-04   2007-08   1999-2000   2003-04   2007-08  
Selected school characteristic   Number   Percent of total   Number   Percent of total   Number   Percent of total   Number   Percent of total   Number   Percent of total   Number   Percent of total  
All public schools   1,223,730   40.8   1,208,660   37.2   1,227,130   36.0   944,270   31.5   1,084,360   33.4   1,138,370   33.4  
School classification                                                  
Traditional public   1,216,180   40.8   1,190,510   37.1   1,200,570   36.0   938,260   31.4   1,067,700   33.3   1,112,370   33.4  
Charter school   7,550   43.5   18,160   43.1   26,560   36.7   6,010   34.6   16,660   39.5   26,000   35.9  
All BIE schools   2,010   56.3   2,430   60.5   2,370   54.4   1,860   52.1   2,370   59.1   2,640   60.6  
NOTE: BIE school refers to schools funded by the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) that are operated by the BIE, a tribe, or a private contractor and not by a regular school district. The BIE was founded in 2007 and is part of the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA). 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, BIA School Teacher, and Charter School Teacher Data Files," 1999-2000, "Public School Teacher and BIA School Teacher Data Files," 2003-04, and "Public School Teacher and BIE School Teacher Data Files," 2007-08.


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