|Figure 20-2: Current expenditures per student in fall enrollment in public elementary and secondary schools in constant 2010-11 dollars, by expenditure object: School years 1988-89, 1998-99, and 2008-09|
NOTE: Expenditures are in constant 2010–11 dollars, adjusted using the Consumer Price Index (CPI). Current expenditures consist of all of the categories shown. Other functions include student transportation, food services, and enterprise operations. For more information about the CPI and classifications of expenditures, see Appendix C – Finance. For more information about the Common Core of Data (CCD), see Appendix B – Guide to Sources.
1 Includes expenditures for student support services and instructional support services.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data (CCD), "National Public Education Financial Survey," 1988–89, 1998–99, and 2008–09.