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Revenues and Expenditures for Public Elementary and Secondary Education
NCES 2008-328
April 2008


Much of the work for this report was performed by staff at the Education Statistics Services Institute (ESSI), which is funded by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) and composed of staff from the American Institutes for Research (AIR) and a number of partner organizations. The author would like to acknowledge the following individuals from ESSI for their assistance with technical support and editorial guidance: (name and affiliation of tech review staff) Jennifer Sable of AIR provided technical and editorial support; and Pia Peltola and Sandy Eyster of AIR made helpful suggestions in their reviews.

The author would like to thank all of the professionals in state and local education agencies who track, record, and report the data used in this report. Particular thanks are owed to the state Common Core of Data (CCD) coordinators, without whose efforts the CCD survey system could not exist.

The U.S. Census Bureau, Governments Division, is responsible for collecting, processing, and editing the CCD survey data. Eunice Ave, Terri Kennerly, Mary Church, Crecilla Cohen, and Osei Ampadu should be recognized for the quality their efforts added to these data.