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ERIC Number: ED485200
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Revenues and Expenditures for Public Elementary and Secondary Education: School Year 2002-03. E.D. TAB. NCES 2005-353
National Center for Education Statistics
The data on public elementary and secondary education in this document are collected and reported each year by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), U.S. Department of Education. The data are part of the "National Public Education Financial Survey" (NPEFS), one of the components of the Common Core of Data (CCD) collection of surveys. The purpose of the NPEFS Survey is to provide district, state, and federal policymakers, researchers, and other interested users with descriptive information about revenues and expenditures for public elementary and secondary education. This report presents selected findings from the survey. The body of this report is composed of tables providing an overview of revenues and expenditures for public elementary and secondary education during the 2003 fiscal year. The tables present data on three topics: (1) Revenues--presents amount and percentage of local, state, and federal revenue; (2) Current expenditures--compares state spending on day-to-day expenditures; and (3) Total expenditures--highlights current expenditures plus facilities acquisition and construction, replacement equipment, other programs, and interest on debt. Approximately $440 billion in revenue was raised to fund public education for grades prekindergarten through 12 in school year 2002-03, also referred to as fiscal year 2003. Total expenditures for public education, including school construction, debt financing, community services, and adult education programs, came to $455 billion. The following are appended: (1) Technical Notes; and (2) Definitions. (Contains 7 tables and 2 figures.)
Descriptors: Tables (Data), Public Education, Secondary Education, Expenditures, Resource Allocation, Income, Educational Facilities, School Construction, Debt (Financial), Community Services, Educational Finance, Adult Education
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Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.; Education Statistics Services Inst., Washington, DC.
IES Funded: Yes
IES Publication: http://ies.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=2005353