Book of the States 2010, Chapter 9: Selected State Policies and Programs

Chapter 9 of the 2010 Book of the States contains the following articles and tables:

Book of the States 2010

Chapter 9: Selected State Policies and Programs

Articles:

  1. "Protecting Past Investments and Developing Creative Solutions in a Troublesome Budget Environment"
  2. "Overcoming Adolescent Literacy Hurdles Should be a Priority, Experts Say"
  3. "Community Colleges Struggle with Tighter Budgets and Record-High Enrollments"
  4. "Health Care Reform: Six Ways It Will Affect States"
  5. "Expedited Partner Therapy: Innovative Health Policy Reduces Sexually Transmitted Infections and Prevents Infertility"
  6. "Determining Environmental Limits to Streamflow Depletion Across Michigan"
  7. "Transportation Finance and the States: Stopgap Solutions and Indecision Spell an Uncertain Future"

Tables:

Education:

  Table 9.1: Number and Types of Elementary and Secondary Schools, by State or Jurisdiction: School Year 2007-2008: Download in Excel or PDF

  Table 9.2: Total Student Membership, Student/Teacher Ratio, and Number of Staff for Public Schools: School Year 2007-2008: Download in Excel or PDF

Table 9.3:  Public School Graduation and Dropout Rates: School Year 2006-2007: Download in Excel or PDF

Table 9.4: Total Revenues, Percentage Distribution, and Revenues Per Pupil for Public Elementary and Secondary Schools, by Source and State or Jurisdiction: Fiscal Year 2007: Download in Excel or PDF

Table 9.5: Total Expenditures for Public Elementary and Secondary Schools: Fiscal Year 2007: Download in Excel or PDF

Table 9.6: Current Expenditures and Percentage Distribution for Public Elementary and Secondary Education, by Function and State or Jurisdiction: Fiscal Year 2007: Download in Excel or PDF

Table 9.7: Current Instruction and Instruction-Related Expenditures for Public Elementary and Secondary Education, by Object and State or Jurisdiction: Fiscal Year 2007: Download in Excel or PDF


Higher Education:

  Table 9.8: Average Undergraduate Tuition and Fees and Room and Board Rates in Institutions of Higher Education, By Control of Institution and State: 2006-2007 and 2007-2008:  Download in Excel or PDF

  Table 9.9:  Degree Granting Institutions and Branches, By Type and Control of Institution, 2007-2008:  Download in Excel or PDF

  Table 9.10:  Average Salary of Full-Time Faculty on 9-Month Contract:  2006-2007:  Download in Excel or PDF


Health Care:

  Table 9.11:  Health Insurance Coverage Status By State For All People, By Region:  2008:  Download in Excel or PDF

  Table 9.12:  Number and Percent of Children Under 19 Years of Age, At Or Below 200 Percent of Poverty, By Health Insurance Coverage, State and Region:  2008 (In thousands):  Download in Excel or PDF


Highways:

  Table 9.13:  Revenues Used By States For Highways, By Region:  2008:  Download in Excel or PDF

  Table 9.14:  State Disbursements For Highways, By Region:  2008:  Download in Excel or PDF

  Table 9.15:  Public Road Length By Ownership:  2008:  Download in Excel or PDF

  Table 9.16:  Apportionment of Federal Funds Administered By The Federal Highway Administration By Region:  Fiscal Year 2009 (In thousands of dollars):  Download in Excel or PDF


Criminal Justice / Corrections:

  Table 9.17:  Trends in State Prison By Region, 2000, 2007, and 2008:  Download in Excel or PDF

  Table 9.18:  Number of Sentenced Prisoners Admitted and Released From State and Federal Jurisdiction, by Region:  2000, 2007 and 2008:  Download in Excel or PDF

  Table 9.19:  State Prison Capacities, By Region:  2008:  Download in Excel or PDF

  Table 9.20:  Adults on Probation by Region:  2008:  Download in Excel or PDF

 Table 9.21:  Adults on Parole By Region:  2008:  Download in Excel or PDF

  Table 9.22:  Adults Leaving Parole By Type of Exit, By Region:  2008:  Download in Excel or PDF

  Table 9.23:  Capital Punishment:  Download in Excel or PDF