Total public revenue in elementary and secondary schools as a percentage of GDP: 1969–70 to 2008–09
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics. Digest of Education Statistics 2010 (NCES 2011-015), Table 33; U.S. Department of Education, NCES, Statistics of State School Systems and Revenues and Expenditures for Public Elementary and Secondary Education, Common Core of Data (CCD), "National Public Education Financial Survey” (NPEFS), 2007–08, 2008-09.
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February 2011:ElSi - Elementary / Secondary Information System
View public and private school data and create custom tables using ELSi—a quick and easy tool for obtaining basic statistical data using the most common variables and tables from CCD and PSS.
August 18, 2010:Revenues and Expenditures by Public School Districts: School Year 2007-08 (Fiscal Year 2008)
May 19, 2010:Revenues and Expenditures for Public Elementary and Secondary Education: School Year 2007-08 (Fiscal Year 2008)
September 8, 2009:Revenues and Expenditures by Public School Districts: School Year 2006-07 (Fiscal Year 2007)