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Table 31.  Average hours per week that public school principals spent on all school-related activities and interacting with students, by state: 2003–04

  Average hours per week
State  All school-related activities Interacting with students
United States  59.0 22.8
     
Alabama  60.5 26.6
Alaska  60.8 24.1
Arizona  58.3 22.9
Arkansas  59.7 27.5
California  58.9 20.2
     
Colorado  58.5 20.0
Connecticut  61.0 20.7
Delaware  64.4 21.9
District of Columbia  64.5 31.9
Florida  58.3 22.4
     
Georgia  60.8 24.6
Hawaii  63.9 17.0
Idaho  56.7 23.1
Illinois  58.0 21.8
Indiana  59.1 22.1
     
Iowa  61.4 21.0
Kansas  58.1 20.9
Kentucky  60.4 25.9
Louisiana  57.3 27.2
Maine  55.7 21.7
     
Maryland  60.8 25.1
Massachusetts  60.2 19.4
Michigan  56.8 22.4
Minnesota  58.2 18.7
Mississippi  59.6 29.2
     
Missouri  58.7 24.2
Montana  54.7 22.9
Nebraska  52.1 21.5
Nevada  62.7 19.8
New Hampshire  59.3 20.0
     
New Jersey  58.9 21.0
New Mexico  57.5 20.7
New York  63.5 25.1
North Carolina  60.1 22.8
North Dakota  56.4 25.8
     
Ohio  58.9 21.9
Oklahoma  57.5 28.8
Oregon  58.4 21.0
Pennsylvania  59.0 24.2
Rhode Island  59.1 21.4
     
South Carolina  63.2 27.3
South Dakota  55.8 20.4
Tennessee  58.2 23.5
Texas  59.1 24.6
Utah  53.6 18.9
     
Vermont  59.4 18.4
Virginia  60.0 22.1
Washington  59.2 21.7
West Virginia  58.4 22.7
Wisconsin  57.4 21.9
Wyoming  51.8 17.9
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Schools and Staffing Survey, Public School Principal Data File, 2003–04.

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