State and Federal Revenues
for K-12 Education

On average, the states and local governments each contribute a little more than 45 percent of the revenues that fund K-12 education, and the federal government share is about 8 percent. But across states and time, those numbers have varied.  Run the following applet to see variation in federal and state contributions from 1975-76 to 2003-04.

Data source: U.S. Department of Education (various years). Digest of Education Statistics.





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