Where Do School Dollars Go?
A breakdown of average per-pupil spending by category in nine selected districts in 1967, 1991, and 1996.
|Pupil support (attendance and counseling)||2.1||3.5||3.2|
|Transportation (regular education)||3.6||3.3||3.1|
|Regular health and psychological services||1.4||1.0||1.1|
|"At risk" youth education, alternative education||0.1||0.6||0.6|
|Security and violence prevention||0.1||0.5||0.6|
*Programs listed in order of 1996 share of total per-pupil
SOURCE: Economic Policy Institute.