ERIC Number: ED388704
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Rankings of the States, 1994.
National Education Association, Washington, DC. Research Div.
This publication contains rank-ordered educational statistics for the 50 states and the District of Columbia. The first part provides information about states' populations, which can serve as indicators of the relative demand for public education services. The second part features data on student participation in public elementary and secondary schools, which indicate change in relative demand for public school services and staff. Information on changes in the number of staff employed in education institutions and their level of compensation is presented in the third part. The fourth part offers data on general financial resources, with a focus on the percent change in per capita income. Statistics on state- and local-governmental revenue are provided in the fifth part, with a focus on revenue generated through taxation. The sixth part compares states according to their sources of public school revenue. The seventh part compares states according to general expenditures of state and local governments. The final part compares states by state and local governments' expenditures on schools at the elementary, secondary, and higher education levels. A total of 117 tables and 8 figures are included. Also included are notes on State Departments of Education, a bibliography, a glossary, an index of tables, and a framework for developing a state school funding profile. (LMD)
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Elementary Secondary Education, Enrollment, Expenditures, Faculty, Higher Education, Income, Population Trends, Public Schools, State Action, State Departments of Education, State Government, Teacher Salaries
NEA Professional Library, P.O. Box 509, West Haven CT 06516.
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Education Association, Washington, DC. Research Div.
Note: For rankings from 1970-92, see ED 368 032; For 1993 rankings, see ED 364 941.