ERIC Number: ED491238
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Mar
Public Education Finances. 2004
US Census Bureau
This report contains financial statistics relating to public elementary-secondary education. It includes national and state financial aggregates and display data for each public school system with an enrollment of 10,000 or more. This introductory text describes the scope, concepts, sources, survey methodology, and limitations of the data. It also identifies other U.S. Census Bureau products that contain public education data. This 2004 report presents data on the financial activity of public elementary and secondary school systems. Related data on public school system employment are available in the Census Bureau's annual local government employment reports. Information for higher and other education systems can be found in separate annual and census of governments reports that focus on the finances of states, counties, cities and towns, and government finances in general. Appended are (1) Definitions of Selected Terms; (2) Notes Relating to Education Finance Data; and (3) Two-Letter State Abbreviations. (Contains 18 table and 4 figures.)
Descriptors: School Districts, Local Government, Statistical Analysis, Public Schools, Counties, Educational Finance, Elementary Secondary Education, Expenditures, Resource Allocation, Income, State Aid, Federal Aid, Enrollment
U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20230. Tel: 202-482-2000; Web site: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: Bureau of the Census (DOC), Washington, DC. Governments Div.