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Winners and Losers

April 23, 1997 1 min read

The chart below demonstrates which states would fare the best and which would lose the most in Title I funding if federal officials decide to follow the census-data recommendation of a panel of experts convened by the National Academy of Sciences.

Actual
1996 Grants
1997 Grants
Using
NAS Proposal
Difference
U.S. Total $6,659,586 $7,129,295 +7.05%
Top 10
Connecticut 51,796 66,857 +29.08%
Massachusetts 119,706 143,561 +19.93%
Rhode Island 20,774 24,651 +18.66%
Florida 276,157 326,147 +18.10%
Nevada 18,392 21,474 +16.76%
Arizona 96,885 111,621 +15.21%
California 718,895 827,441 +15.10%
New Jersey 138,216 158,347 +14.56%
Alaska 14,768 16,822 +13.91%
Maryland 85,552 97,279 +13.71%
Bottom 10
Puerto Rico 249,546 244,372 -2.07%
Wisconsin 121,420 118,662 -2.27%
Utah 32,272 31,183 -3.37%
Louisiana 186,947 180,064 -3.68%
Alabama 123,588 118,878 -3.81%
Arkansas 73,881 70,821 -4.14%
Mississippi 122,733 117,610 -4.17%
Idaho 21,593 20,509 -5.02%
Montana 24,891 23,338 -6.24%
Iowa 50,647 46,854 -7.49%

SOURCE: Education Week calculations based on data provided by U.S. Department of Education, Congressional Research Service.

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