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State Profiles of Public Elementary and Secondary
Education, 1996-97State Profiles of Public Elementary and Secondary Education, 1996-97
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Data Sources
The source references for each data item in the report are listed below. The number indicates the source(s) used. The references cited are in most cases the primary source.
General Characteristics

Students in public elementary and secondary schools

1,2
Public schools 1,2
Teachers in public elementary and secondary schools 1,2
Land area of state 8
State population 14,15
School-age population 14,15
State revenue 16,17
State expenditures 16,17
State expenditures for elementary and secondary education 16,17
Gross state product 13

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Agency/School Information

Distribution of agencies by type

1,2
Distribution of agencies by number of schools 1,2
Regular school districts by student membership size 1,2
Distribution of schools by type 1,2
Distribution of public schools and students by type of locale 2
Public schools by size of student membership 1,2
Number of schools by grade span category 1,2

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Student Information

Public school membership by grade

1,2
Public school membership by racial/ethnic category 1,2
Students in special education with IEPs 2
School membership eligible for free lunch 1,2
School-age children below poverty 19
High school completers and dropouts 1,2
Mathematics and Science achievement levels 9,10

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Staff Information

Education staff by type

1,2
Students per teacher by grade level 1,2
Teacher to all other staff ratio 1,2
Teacher to administrator ratio 1,2
Average salary of full-time teachers by years of experience 11,12
Average teacher salary 4,21
Average beginning teacher salary 4,21
Distribution of public school teachers by age 11,12
Preparation of teachers 11,12

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Fiscal Information

Federal aid to education under selected programs

3,5,18,20
Revenues by source 2,5
Current expenditures by function 2,5
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References

1. U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data, 87/88.

2. U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data, 96/97.

3. U.S. Department of Education, National, Center for Education Statistics, Digest of Education Statistics, 1989 (Washington, D.C.:1989).

4. U.S. Department of Education, National, Center for Education Statistics, Digest of Education Statistics, 1990 (Washington, D.C.:1991).

5. U.S. Department of Education, National, Center for Education Statistics, Digest of Education Statistics, 1991 (Washington, D.C.:1991).

6. U.S. Department of Education, National, Center for Education Statistics, Digest of Education Statistics, 1992 (Washington, D.C.:1992).

7. U.S. Department of Education, National, Center for Education Statistics, Digest of Education Statistics, 1997 (Washington, D.C.:1998).

8. U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, State Profiles of Public Elementary and Secondary Education, 1991-92 (Washington, D.C.:1995).

9. U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress, NAEP 1996 Mathematics Report Card for the Nation and the States, (Washington, D.C.: 1997)

10. U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress, NAEP 1996 Science Report Card for the Nation and the States, (Washington, D.C.: 1997)

11. U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Schools and Staffing Survey: 1987-88 (Public School Teacher Questionnaire).

12. U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Schools and Staffing Survey: 1993-94 (Public School Teacher Questionnaire).

13. U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis, Gross State Product: New Estimates for 1995-96 and Revised Estimates for 1977-94, published June 2, 1998,<http://www.bea.doc.gov/bea/regional/gsp/gspsum_r.prn>.

14. U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, "State Population Estimates by Age and Sex: 1980 to 1992," Current Population Reports, Series P-25-1106, (Washington, D.C.: 1993).

15. U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Estimates of the Population of the U.S., Regions, and States by Selected Age Groups and Sex: Annual Time Series, July 1, 1990 to July 1, 1997, published July 21, 1998 <http://www.census.gov/population/estimates/state/97agesex.txt>.

16. U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, 1988 State Government Finance Data, by State, <http://www.census.gov/govs/state/88state.dat>

17. U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, 1997 State Government Finance Data, by State, <http://www.census.gov/govs/www/st97.asp>

18. U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Federal Expenditures by State for Fiscal Year 1997, (Washington, D.C.: 1998).

19. U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, 1997 March CPS Supplement.

20. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service, unpublished table prepared Jan. 25, 1999.

21. American Federation of Teachers, Survey and Analysis of Salary Trends 1997, (Washington, D.C.: 1998).
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