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Table 37.  Percentage of public school districts that provided professional development opportunities for school or district administrators, by state: 2003–04

State Reim-
bursement to attend local, state, or national conferences
Funding for university or college course work   Opportunities to serve as mentors within the district Strategic planning retreats Opportunities to visit other schools or districts Administrative internships Formal networking opportunities for personnel with similar responsibilities
United States  94.7 45.0   77.3 56.4 92.8 52.1 69.0
                 
Alabama  93.8 23.0   71.6 39.7 94.0 57.2 64.0
Alaska  91.6 43.3   79.3 51.9 78.5 69.5 76.3
Arizona  90.0 30.1   79.3 60.4 89.4 73.0 64.0
Arkansas  97.6 16.6   90.7 39.5 97.6 37.3 77.3
California  92.6 9.9   66.7 66.6 93.4 30.8 67.7
                 
Colorado  93.3 28.5   88.2 60.0 94.3 54.6 48.6
Connecticut  96.7 60.6   92.4 70.8 99.1 46.7 80.1
Delaware  100.0 92.8   93.7 80.1 93.7 66.6 58.5
District of Columbia  100.0 100.0   100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 #
Florida  94.9 15.0   82.7 59.6 94.9 65.3 91.0
                 
Georgia  98.4 32.9   64.8 67.9 96.0 40.1 81.6
Hawaii  # 100.0   100.0 # 100.0 100.0 100.0
Idaho  88.2 56.3   87.2 53.1 90.6 71.6 65.3
Illinois  94.2 72.0   71.0 42.3 84.5 49.3 64.2
Indiana  87.6 17.7   74.8 72.4 92.1 63.6 61.0
                 
Iowa  82.9 15.5   68.3 51.3 90.2 36.6 61.2
Kansas  88.4 33.2   69.1 47.2 89.0 37.1 59.3
Kentucky  93.9 8.1   82.9 47.3 95.5 48.4 76.6
Louisiana  92.7 51.3   90.8 32.3 89.2 63.3 68.0
Maine  94.7 96.8   84.1 61.2 95.7 67.9 66.7
                 
Maryland  83.3 91.7   76.5 91.1 78.9 69.6 77.7
Massachusetts  96.2 71.6   84.8 74.1 98.4 69.5 71.3
Michigan  98.9 67.2   82.6 66.3 95.1 37.9 79.0
Minnesota  97.0 16.9   63.0 58.6 85.9 45.0 74.0
Mississippi  96.4 9.2   76.7 50.3 97.5 47.2 61.5
                 
Missouri  95.3 35.8   83.3 51.4 91.3 48.0 65.7
Montana  80.9 37.6   65.6 30.9 76.0 66.0 48.7
Nebraska  91.5 3.9   71.5 56.8 93.0 23.5 70.7
Nevada  91.3 17.4 ! 47.7 56.4 91.3 50.0 65.1
New Hampshire  98.1 100.0   91.6 72.4 100.0 40.1 77.6
                 
New Jersey  98.5 84.7   82.9 52.3 98.3 65.8 64.2
New Mexico  93.6 58.5   86.9 65.5 89.0 84.1 70.9
New York  96.2 47.1   80.9 59.9 95.0 84.0 75.4
North Carolina  96.4 52.4   91.7 86.1 94.9 79.8 72.0
North Dakota  100.0 52.9   71.5 30.4 89.9 34.6 67.2
                 
Ohio  97.4 57.9   70.1 67.2 94.7 34.9 70.5
Oklahoma  92.6 31.3   67.0 26.0 91.8 25.4 64.3
Oregon  93.8 88.1   80.5 51.2 85.5 49.4 59.8
Pennsylvania  98.9 89.9   79.9 48.6 89.8 72.5 68.7
Rhode Island  96.1 52.4   84.7 76.1 100.0 75.8 73.5
                 
South Carolina  97.6 45.2   79.5 64.3 97.4 43.8 77.3
South Dakota  93.1 37.1   59.3 51.6 92.5 42.2 69.5
Tennessee  91.5 12.7   77.0 63.9 95.4 22.9 67.4
Texas  94.8 9.7   76.7 43.5 92.6 51.4 69.6
Utah  96.6 30.7   79.7 73.3 91.5 67.1 74.6
                 
Vermont   
Virginia  100.0 87.5   95.3 77.5 100.0 75.0 77.0
Washington  96.9 37.1   82.2 70.1 92.6 98.2 78.2
West Virginia  93.8 25.0   98.2 50.5 94.6 51.2 74.3
Wisconsin  92.6 77.8   85.4 59.6 100.0 41.9 64.5
Wyoming  100.0 38.7   88.3 69.5 94.9 73.2 67.2
# 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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