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Title:  Financing Elementary and Secondary Education in the States: 1997-98
Description: This report presents state-level analyses of revenues and expenditures for the 1997-98 school year. National Public Education Financial Survey data form the core of these analyses, but information is supplemented by data on state demographic and fiscal characteristics from the Bureau of the Census and the Bureau of Economic Analysis. The National Public Financial Survey (NPEFS) is an annual survey of state financial data that is part of the Common Core of Data. The NPEFS collects data on revenues and expenditures in grades prekindergarten through 12 in public schools in the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and the outlying territories. Analyses of revenues and expenditures per pupil are presented using both unadjusted and cost-adjusted dollars. Cost adjustments are designed to take into account differences in the cost of education across states.
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Cover Date: May 2002
Web Release: May 17, 2002
Print Release: June 25, 2002
Publication #: NCES 2002319
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Center/Program: NCES
Authors: Joel Sherman, Elizabeth Rowe and Lauri Peternick
Type of Product: Research and Development Report
Survey/Program Areas: Common Core of Data (CCD)
Questions: For questions about the content of this Research and Development Report, please contact:
Stephen Cornman.