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utah Takes on Revenue Issues to Address Low Spending

...quire registration or expire over time. An interesting debate over school funding is shaping up in utah, the state with the lowest per-pupil spending in the nation. utah’s per pupil spending averages $5,765; the national average is $10,259. Adding spice to the debate is the fact that utah is also one of the most “equitable” of states in its school funding, that is, there is less difference in spending between the richest and poorest schools than is the case in most states. A ...
Date: 2010-11-26

Early Childhood Education: Few States Measuring Up

...example, more than 94% of children attend full-day kindergarten in Hawaii compared to only 24.6% in utah. Quality Counts includes an interesting index of state preschool and kindergarten enrollment data. The chart does not include information about whether programs are private or public or require families to pay (other than Head Start enrollment data). However, it does indicate, on a state-by-state basis, whether overall enrollment has increased or decreased between 2008 and 2013. During the ...
Date: 2015-01-28

Fact and Figures About States With High Rural Graduation Rates

....3%), Iowa (89.5%), Illinois (88.6%), Ohio (87.2%), Pennsylvania (85.8%), South Dakota (85.4%), and utah (85.0%). (Source: Why Rural Matters, 2009) Read more from the August 2011 Rural Policy Matters....
Date: 2011-08-25

Fact and Figures About States With the Highest Mobility Rates Among Rural Households

... months.* Nevada is followed by Arizona (20.9%), Florida (17.7%), Alaska (17.4%), Colorado (17.1%), utah (16.1%), California (16.0%), Texas (16.0%), and Wyoming (15.1%). High student mobility is often an indicator of family stress, income instability, and homelessness. *U.S. Census Bureau, 2007 American Community Survey. Why Rural Matters, 2009. Read more from the September 2010 Rural Policy Matters....
Date: 2010-09-28

Facts and Figures About Instructional Expenditures for Rural Students

...3,952 in instructional expenses per rural student, followed by Arizona ($4,021), Oklahoma ($4,022), utah ($4,092), Tennessee ($4,132), Mississippi ($4,168), Florida ($4,186), Alabama ($4,358), Illinois ($4,371), Missouri ($4,434), and Colorado ($4,442). Kentucky escapes the under $4,500 crowd with $4,502 in instructional expenses per rural student. (Why Rural Matters, 2009.) Read more from the December 2010 Rural Policy Matters....
Date: 2010-12-21

Facts and Figures About Rural Students of Color

...0.2%); Vermont (119.0%); Pennsylvania (118.4%); Nebraska (118.1%); Maine (107.5%); Kansas (103.8%); utah (102.8%); Oregon (102.3%); and Indiana (1.2.0%). Read more from the January 2009 Rural Policy Matters.  ...
Date: 2009-01-02

Facts and Figures About States With Lowest State Funding for Rural Schools

...al schools, followed by Rhode Island (4.4%), California (5.1%), Nevada (5.1%), Delaware (5.6%), and utah (6.5%). It should be noted, however, that California actually has a large rural population, but the rural population is a small percentage of the state’s total number of residents. Nevada and utah have vast areas with very low population densities, but most of their residents are concentrated in a few urban areas. Data Source: National Center for Education Statistics. Published in&nb...
Date: 2011-11-28

Facts and Figures: States That Spend Less Than $5,000 on Instruction for Each Rural Student

...te. Other states that spend less than $5,000 on instruction of rural students are Arizona ($4,249), utah ($4,471), Oklahoma ($4,483), Tennessee ($4,518), Mississippi ($4,578), Indiana ($4,808), Colorado ($4,820), Illinois ($4,910), Arkansas ($4,915), Florida ($4,962), Ohio ($4,974), and Missouri ($4,996). The national average for rural instructional expenditures is $5,657. (Why Rural Matters, 2011–12. Data source: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Com...
Date: 2012-11-26

High-Poverty Rural, Small Town Districts Concentrated in Distinct Regions

...two clusters of high-poverty districts serving Indian Reservations, one in the Arizona, New Mexico, utah region, and one widely dispersed across the Northern Plains and the Pacific Northwest.   The Rural Trust will continue to document these districts and explore regional and other patterns in their circumstances. Look for our reports in upcoming editions of Rural Policy Matters.   Related Articles About the Rural 900  Poorest Rural Districts Poorer Than Most Cities (RP...
Date: 2009-08-24

Report Finds Negative Effects of Recession on School Funding

...on of funding as it relates to student poverty. The report found that coverage rates are highest in utah at 94% and lowest in Hawaii at 78%. It also found that income levels of private school students are higher on average that those of public school students, ranging from 104% in Alaska (where incomes are nearly the same) to 199% in Louisiana (income levels are twice as high for private school students). In Washington, DC, the income level of private school students is more than three times (36...
Date: 2014-03-24

Rural Policy Matters: November 2010

...t Miranda rights or parental involvement after being accused of a property crime…   utah Takes on Revenue Issues to Address Low Spending utah spends less per pupil than any other state, but that could change… Oklahoma Ballot Initiative on School Funding Soundly Defeated Voters seemed driven by concerns about where money would come from to fund a proposal to raise state per pupil spending to the regional average… Alaska Ballot Initiative on School Funding Success...
Date: 2010-11-30

School Safety: Issues and Complications in Recent Headlines

... districts in eight states—California, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Michigan, Nevada, Texas, and utah—have received military weaponry that includes “M-14 and M-16 rifles, extended magazines, automatic pistols, armored plating, tactical vests, SWAT gear, Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected, MRAP vehicles, and grenade launchers.” The issue of police in schools took a different turn in Tucson, Arizona, where a plan to re-institute a School Resource Officer program was put on hold ...
Date: 2014-10-29

Search for Resources by State

...Click on the map below to see a listing of resources by individual state.     ...
Date: 2009-06-26
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State Spending Averages Skew Title I Allocations to Poor Districts

... important because statewide spending averages vary dramatically, from a low of $5,521 per pupil in utah to a high of $16,416 in the District of Columbia, which is treated like a state under Title I. Title I does put a small brake on the effects of these spending differences. The formula caps the spending amount used in the formula for any state at 120% of the national average per pupil spending. The formula also has a minimum spending amount used for any state that is 80% of the national avera...
Date: 2010-05-26

The Re-Invention of Regional Service Co-ops in Arkansas

...entucky Education Reform Act of 1990. ERIC document: ED327352 Nelson, Kerry D. (1985). Report on utah's Rural Schools. ERIC document: ED261839 Ober, Lynn andDyson, Deborah S. 1982. Relationship of State Departments of Education with Rural Schools. Rural Education Fact Sheet. ERIC document: ED232796 Report of the Murphy Commission's Subcommittee on Streamlining Arkansas' Public Education System. (1998). Streamlining and Cost-Saving Opportunities in Arkansas' K-12 Public Education System....
Date: 2003-08-01