Book of the States 2011, Chapter 9: Selected State Policies and Programs

Chapter 9 of the 2011 Book of the States contains the following articles and tables:

Book of the States 2011

Chapter 9: Selected State Policies and Programs

Articles:

  1. An Impossible Choice: Reconciling State Budget Cuts and Disasters that Demand Adequate Management
  2. Reducing Class Size: Is It Worth the Investment?
  3. States Face Medicaid Match Loss after Recovery Act Expires
  4. The Resurgence of Crystal Meth: Trends and State Responses
  5. A State Wildlife Agency Adapts
  6. Recovery Act Transportation Spending: "Summer of Recovery" Becomes Fall of Discontent
  7. States Promote Public Safety through Effective Re-entry

Tables:

Education:

  Table 9.1: Number and Types of Elementary and Secondary Schools, by State or Jurisdiction: School Year 2008-2009. Download in Excel or PDF.

  Table 9.2: Total Student Membership, Student/Teacher Ratio, and Number of Staff for Public Schools: School Year 2008-2009. Download in Excel or PDF.

Table 9.3:  Public School Graduation and Dropout Rates: School Year 2007-2008. 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 2008. Download in Excel or PDF.

Table 9.5: Total Expenditures for Public Elementary and Secondary Schools: Fiscal Year 2008. 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 2008. 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 2008. 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: 2007-2008 and 2008-2009. Download in Excel or PDF.

  Table 9.9:  Degree Granting Institutions and Branches, By Type and Control of Institution, 2008-2009. Download in Excel or PDF.

  Table 9.10:  Average Salary of Full-Time Faculty on 9-Month Contract:  2008-2009. Download in Excel or PDF.


Health Care:

  Table 9.11:  Health Insurance Coverage Status By State For All People, By Region: 2009. 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: 2009. Download in Excel or PDF.


Highways:

  Table 9.13:  Revenues Used By States For Highways, By Region: 2009.  Download in Excel or PDF.

  Table 9.14:  State Disbursements For Highways, By Region: 2009. 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 2010. Download in Excel or PDF.


Criminal Justice / Corrections:

  Table 9.17: Trends in State Prison By Region, 2000, 2008, and 2009. Download in Excel or PDF.

  Table 9.18:  Number of Sentenced Prisoners Admitted and Released From State and Federal Jurisdiction, by Region: 2000, 2008 and 2009. Download in Excel or PDF.

  Table 9.19:  State Prison Capacities, By Region: 2009. Download in Excel or PDF.

  Table 9.20:  Adults on Probation by Region: 2009. Download in Excel or PDF.

 Table 9.21:  Adults on Parole By Region: 2009. Download in Excel or PDF.

  Table 9.22:  Adults Leaving Parole By Type of Exit, By Region: 2009. Download in Excel or PDF.

  Table 9.23:  Capital Punishment. Download in Excel or PDF.