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State Spending on Testing, 2001

March 14, 2001 1 min read
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A survey conducted by stateline.org, a Web site that reports on state policy issues, has found that states will spend approximately $400 million this fiscal year to develop, issue, and score their exams.

State

Spending

State

Spending

Alabama $4 million Montana $282,000
Alaska $3.5 million Nebraska $1.65 million
Arizona $4.8 million Nevada $3.3 million
Arkansas $3.2 million New Hampshire $2.5 million
California $44 million New Jersey $17 million
Colorado $10.8 million New Mexico $650,000
Connecticut $2 million New York $13 million
Delaware $3.8 million North Carolina $11.3 million
Florida $22 million North Dakota $207,750**
Georgia $14 million Ohio $12,388,000
Hawaii $1.4 million Oklahoma $2,539,656
Idaho $700,000 Oregon $7 million
Illinois $16.5 million Pennsylvania $15 million
Indiana $19 million Rhode Island $2.3 million
Iowa $0* South Carolina $7.8 million
Kansas $1.1 million South Dakota $720,000
Kentucky $8.1 million Tennessee $15.6 million
Louisiana $9 million Texas $26,680,000
Maine $3.4 million Utah $1.4 million
Maryland $17.1 million Vermont $460,000**
Massachusetts $20 million Virginia $18.0 million
Michigan $16 million Washington $7.7 million
Minnesota $5.2 million West Virginia $400,000
Mississippi $7.6 million Wisconsin $2.0 million
Missouri $13.4 million Wyoming $1.7

Notes: *No statewide assessment.
**Fiscal 2000; 2001 amounts not available.

Source: Stateline.org, 2001

A version of this article appeared in the March 14, 2001 edition of Education Week as State Spending on Testing, 2001

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