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Table 34.  Percentage of public school districts that offered various benefits to teachers, by state: 2003–04

State General medical insurance Dental insurance Group life insurance Retire-
ment plan
Tuition reim-
bursement
  Housing, housing subsidies, or rent assistance   Subsidized meals   Subsidized transportation  
United States  96.9 80.9 80.5 90.5 41.8   2.8   4.5   3.2  
                         
Alabama  98.8 94.3 81.5 98.3 37.6   #   2.6 ! 1.0 !
Alaska  100.0 100.0 90.6 100.0 54.2   31.5   5.8 ! 18.9  
Arizona  91.1 87.8 83.1 95.2 24.3   4.1   12.3   1.9  
Arkansas  93.7 79.3 76.1 89.8 19.2   #   4.2   2.0 !
California  99.3 99.5 73.9 92.4 4.3 ! 0.4 ! 0.7 ! 1.2 !
                         
Colorado  100.0 79.9 83.1 73.9 35.9   2.6 ! 19.8   2.5  
Connecticut  100.0 98.8 98.8 70.6 70.3   1.2 ! 0.9 ! 1.2 !
Delaware  100.0 86.2 100.0 100.0 95.6   4.4   #   #  
District of Columbia  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 30.1 ! 4.1 ! #   #  
Florida  100.0 91.7 100.0 100.0 34.1 ! 1.6 ! 1.6 ! #  
                         
Georgia  88.1 86.9 88.1 88.1 24.7   #   0.7   #  
Hawaii  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 #   100.0   #   #  
Idaho  100.0 92.0 88.1 95.5 53.1   2.7 ! 1.6 ! 2.6  
Illinois  99.4 78.5 89.0 81.0 71.5   0.3   2.5 ! 7.7 !
Indiana  100.0 74.4 100.0 98.0 14.5   #   6.7 ! 7.0 !
                         
Iowa  100.0 49.1 76.8 76.7 11.6   #   2.7 ! 5.4  
Kansas  93.9 69.6 67.3 84.7 35.7   2.9 ! 15.0 ! 10.1  
Kentucky  98.5 52.3 95.6 98.5 9.4   1.6 ! 1.3 ! 1.3 !
Louisiana  98.3 91.4 98.3 100.0 87.4   1.3 ! 5.8 ! #  
Maine  100.0 56.0 64.8 85.9 100.0   #   2.2   4.4  
                         
Maryland  100.0 95.5 100.0 100.0 100.0   #   #   #  
Massachusetts  100.0 78.7 97.4 91.6 67.7   #   1.9 ! #  
Michigan  97.6 94.0 83.5 97.5 45.3   3.3 ! 2.5 ! 2.1 !
Minnesota  98.8 49.8 85.8 91.1 21.3   #   1.0 ! 4.7  
Mississippi  100.0 72.5 94.3 100.0 10.8   1.5   1.4   1.4  
                         
Missouri  94.1 51.3 83.9 92.4 50.7   #   8.9 ! 3.9 !
Montana  81.6 49.1 50.8 83.5 16.0   27.6   10.0   3.5 !
Nebraska  76.8 66.2 35.2 87.7 10.3 ! 4.4 ! 8.9 ! 0.4  
Nevada  100.0 92.0 100.0 100.0 24.1   24.1 ! #   #  
New Hampshire  100.0 86.7 85.8 97.7 94.7   #   #   #  
                         
New Jersey  100.0 95.7 82.7 84.1 80.4   #   3.9 ! 4.1 !
New Mexico  100.0 96.6 96.8 100.0 52.7   28.3   #   5.1  
New York  100.0 81.5 58.8 87.4 37.0   0.3 ! #   0.7 !
North Carolina  99.0 61.7 59.6 99.0 63.4   4.7 ! 3.4   4.8 !
North Dakota  93.6 31.4 48.9 91.4 43.4   2.5 ! 20.4   2.8  
                         
Ohio  100.0 96.1 95.4 89.9 65.2   #   0.8 ! 4.1 !
Oklahoma  92.2 87.8 89.5 95.8 25.0   2.8   16.8   1.7  
Oregon  100.0 100.0 64.2 93.8 88.1   18.1 ! 3.1 ! 7.3 !
Pennsylvania  100.0 98.2 96.4 95.0 83.7   0.9   2.9 ! 5.0 !
Rhode Island  100.0 100.0 100.0 85.1 38.2   #   #   #  
                         
South Carolina  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 37.0   #   1.7 ! 3.7  
South Dakota  100.0 72.6 83.4 95.8 34.5   3.6   6.8   12.1  
Tennessee  100.0 81.7 87.4 98.5 26.5   #   2.7 ! 1.5 !
Texas  96.5 74.2 79.1 85.5 15.4   6.3 ! 5.8 ! 0.9 !
Utah  100.0 51.4 100.0 100.0 28.9   2.6   2.5   2.6  
                         
Vermont         
Virginia  100.0 90.4 99.1 98.0 86.9   1.8   #   0.9  
Washington  100.0 100.0 67.5 100.0 27.2   1.5 ! #   7.5 !
West Virginia  95.1 77.6 95.1 95.1 49.9   #   5.0 ! 1.8  
Wisconsin  100.0 99.3 91.0 98.3 56.0   #   #   2.4 !
Wyoming  100.0 78.4 88.8 100.0 45.4   23.6   6.1 ! 4.7  
# Rounds to zero.
! Interpret data with caution. The standard error for this estimate is equal to 50 percent or more of the estimate's value.
‡ Reporting standards not met. The base-weighted unit response rate was below 50 percent.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Schools and Staffing Survey, District Data File, 2003–04.

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