Question of the Day
By how much has the average inflation-adjusted spending per public school K-12 student risen since 1960?
The average annual inflation-adjusted spending per public school K-12 student has risen from $3,568 in 1960 to $13,119 in 2015, or by 268%. These figures don't include state government spending on administration, the unfunded liabilities of pensions for government employees, and the costs of post-employment non-pension benefits (like health insurance) for government employees.
DocumentationK-12 School Spending