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Table 7.  Current instruction and instruction-related expenditures for public elementary and secondary education, by object and state or jurisdiction: Fiscal year 2008
 
Current instruction and instruction-related expenditures1 [in thousands of dollars]
State or jurisdiction Total   Salaries   Employee benefits   Purchased services   Tuition to out-of-state and private schools   Instructional supplies   Other  
United States2  $333,598,810 3  $221,892,162 3  $73,972,233 3  $15,542,775 3  $4,577,028 3  $16,097,805 3  $1,516,808 3 
                             
Alabama  4,336,775   2,746,581   1,084,650   138,830   2,587   345,460   18,668  
Alaska  1,217,916   623,045   441,636   77,013   254   65,455   10,514  
Arizona  4,971,462 3  3,546,146 3  836,664 3  251,228 3  5,585   191,756 3  140,082 3 
Arkansas  2,744,622 3  1,872,871 3  486,665 3  126,701 3  10,372   227,970 3  20,041 3 
California  41,221,735 3  26,823,297 3  8,657,786 3  2,525,171 3  768,743   2,439,946 3  6,792 3 
                             
Colorado  4,646,517   3,052,387   1,007,222   160,054   53,048   308,815   64,990  
Connecticut  5,494,291 3  3,488,187 3  1,318,145 3  191,725 3  338,337   149,025 3  8,873 3 
Delaware  916,082   590,445   263,219   12,862   5,896   34,497   9,165  
District of Columbia4  757,501 3  460,258 3  68,319 3  92,102 3  34,540 3  92,700 3  9,582 3 
Florida  16,218,702 3  10,233,984 3  3,001,136 3  2,166,068 3  1,581   685,072 3  130,862 3 
                             
Georgia  10,947,252   7,385,703   2,564,523   280,804   5,740   647,335   63,146  
Hawaii4  1,359,347   872,265   302,944   70,860   4,531   99,307   9,441  
Idaho  1,230,970 3  835,069 3  268,988 3  56,300 3  1,070   68,924 3  618 3 
Illinois  13,878,223 3  9,359,692 3  2,994,528 3  539,978 3  383,310   572,390 3  28,325 3 
Indiana  6,025,607 3  4,464,238 3  1,113,195 3  170,813 3  119,486   124,691 3  33,184 3 
                             
Iowa  2,927,176   2,076,073   625,883   77,249   23,272   120,517   4,181  
Kansas  3,000,653   2,172,806   529,874   102,039   2,581   173,605   19,747  
Kentucky  3,768,146   2,689,264   816,603   82,616   200   156,596   22,868  
Louisiana  4,364,322 3  2,953,099 3  996,561 3  108,399 3  1,336   292,443 3  12,484 3 
Maine  1,576,821 3  979,269   399,166 3  63,246   82,634   46,098   6,409  
                             
Maryland  7,469,581 3  4,932,452   1,804,298 3  224,156   255,876   238,792   14,007  
Massachusetts  9,168,460 3  5,718,880   2,570,772 3  54,400   615,513   189,487   19,407  
Michigan  10,477,065   6,440,156   2,949,947   719,866   126   343,818   23,152  
Minnesota  5,822,654 3  3,991,567 3  1,237,216 3  300,113 3  58,335   218,606 3  16,817 3 
Mississippi  2,478,077 3  1,706,233 3  516,990 3  85,876 3  5,383   151,522 3  12,073 3 
                             
Missouri  5,509,910   3,841,388   979,806   215,676 3  9,289   438,355   25,396 3 
Montana  891,913   584,938   164,520   61,427   750   76,050   4,228  
Nebraska  2,009,116   1,374,792   449,345   78,927   13,340   76,035   16,678  
Nevada  2,270,090   1,470,620   524,508   72,100   1,801   188,699   12,363  
New Hampshire  1,621,275   1,003,385   387,249   50,684   125,828   50,726   3,401  
                             
New Jersey  15,271,767 3  9,161,452   4,486,869 3  402,908   611,551   480,428   128,560  
New Mexico  1,860,370   1,275,660   382,709   77,769   0   123,892   340  
New York  33,305,098 3  21,609,774 3  8,827,346 3  1,603,148 3  271,762   988,307 3  4,762 3 
North Carolina  7,539,482 3  5,635,958   1,358,420   205,750 3  0   339,307   48  
North Dakota  543,680   385,570   109,485   18,083   1,013   26,753   2,777  
                             
Ohio  12,002,759   7,834,999   2,643,415   679,955   197,052   482,676   164,662  
Oklahoma  3,023,423   2,137,313   581,273   64,786   0   225,925   14,125  
Oregon  3,382,515   2,015,106   944,928   168,009   22,649   213,670   18,153  
Pennsylvania  13,668,997   8,805,742   3,214,910   790,501   227,049   603,948   26,848  
Rhode Island  1,394,592 3  886,048 3  378,867 3  24,539 3  75,224   26,975 3  2,940 3 
                             
South Carolina  4,124,810   2,883,624   837,374   174,792   993   198,379   29,648  
South Dakota  646,115   430,564   119,853   33,155   7,724   52,899   1,920  
Tennessee  5,192,953 3  3,555,494   993,899   139,957   332 3  478,033   25,239  
Texas  25,442,790 3  19,322,448 3  2,976,443 3  1,071,646 3  44,589   1,774,130 3  253,534 3 
Utah  2,386,355   1,496,947   618,499   71,791   445   190,147   8,527  
                             
Vermont  905,735   560,460   201,834   53,204   60,838   27,160   2,239  
Virginia  8,879,325   6,062,348   2,149,922   262,565   5,852   393,524   5,114  
Washington  5,975,610 3  4,102,633   1,239,216   316,011   11,016 3  262,644   44,089  
West Virginia  1,798,224 3  1,112,741 3  533,444 3  49,008 3  663   102,103 3  264 3 
Wisconsin  6,151,439   3,807,138   1,829,710   141,018   105,917   253,342   14,314  
Wyoming  780,511   521,054   181,458   36,897   1,018   38,872   1,212  
                             
Other jurisdictions                             
American Samoa  35,180   20,861   3,255   4,138   0   3,030   3,897  
Guam  137,201 3  102,560   28,982   2,572   0   2,782   304  
Commonwealth of
   the Northern
   Mariana Islands 
40,904 3  30,365 3  5,782 3  2,550 3  0   2,159 3  47 3 
Puerto Rico  2,382,930   1,814,028   279,664   102,267   0   100,496   86,475  
U.S. Virgin Islands  117,715   86,300   29,432   246   0   1,663   74  
1 Include salaries and benefits for teachers, teaching assistants, librarians and library aides, in-service teacher trainers, curriculum development, student assessment, technology, and supplies and purchased services related to these activities.
2 U.S. totals include the 50 states and the District of Columbia.
3 Value affected by redistribution of reported values to correct for missing data items, and/or to distribute state direct support expenditures.
4 Both the District of Columbia and Hawaii have only one school district each; therefore, neither is comparable to other states.
NOTE: Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data (CCD), "National Public Education Financial Survey (NPEFS)," fiscal year 2008, Version 1a.


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