Book of the States 2016, Chapter 9: Selected State Policies and Programs

Book of the States 2016

Chapter 9: Selected State Policies and Programs

Articles:

  1. "Political Will and Creative Approaches Needed for Future Disasters Demands"
  2. "Redesigning State Financial Aid to Meet the Needs of Today's Students"
  3. "The Adult Learner" A Critical Ally for State Economic Development"
  4. "Census Data Show More Americans with Health Insurance Coverage after ACA Kicks In"
  5. "Regulating Hydraulic Fracturing in the States: Trending Issues in 2016 and Beyond"
  6. "Solar PV Development in the U.S. Growth, Hurdles, and Opportunities"
  7. "A Non-Starter at the Federal Level, Gas Taxes Again the Preferred Transportation Revenue Mechanism for States in 2015"
  8. "'Stepping Up' To Beat the Mental Health Crisis in U.S. Jails"
  9. "Global Markets and Resources to Reach Them"

Education:

  Table 9.1: Number and Types of Elementary and Secondary Schools, by State or Jurisdiction: School Year 2012-2013. Download in Excel or PDF.

  Table 9.2: Number of Operating Public Schools and Districts, State Enrollment, Teacher and Pupil/Teacher Ratio by State: School Year 2011-2012. Download in Excel or PDF.

Table 9.3: Public High School Number of Graduates, Number of High School Dropouts for Grades 9-12, and High School Event Dropout Rate for Grades 9-12, By Gender and State or Jurisdiction: School Year 2009-2010.  Download in Excel or PDF.

Table 9.4: Total Revenues and Percentage Distribution for Public Elementary and Secondary Education, by Source and State Or Jurisdiction: Fiscal Year 2011. Download in Excel or PDF.

Table 9.5: Total Expenditures for Public Elementary and Secondary Schools: Fiscal Year 2011. 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 2011. Download in Excel or PDF.

Table 9.7: Current Instruction  Expenditures for Public Elementary and Secondary Education, by Object and State Or Jurisdiction: Fiscal Year 2011. 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: 2011-2012 and 2012-2013. Download in Excel or PDF.

  Table 9.9:  Degree Granting Institutions and Branches, By Type and Control of Institution, 2009-2010. Download in Excel or PDF.

  Table 9.10:  Average Salary of Full-Time Faculty on 9-Month Contracts: 2012-2013. Download in Excel or PDF.


Health Care:

  Table 9.11:  Health Insurance Coverage Status By State For All People: 2013. 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, by State: 2013. Download in Excel or PDF.


Highways:

  Table 9.13:  Revenues Used By States For Highways: 2014.  Download in Excel or PDF.

  Table 9.14:  State Disbursements For Highways: 2014. Download in Excel or PDF.

  Table 9.15:  Public Road Length Miles By Ownership: 2014: Download in Excel or PDF.

  Table 9.15A: Number of Highway Bridges and Structural Classification: Download in Excel or PDF.

  Table 9.16:  Apportionment of Federal Funds Administered By the Federal Highway Administration Federal-Aid Highway Program Apportionments Pursuant to the Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2014. Download in Excel or PDF.


Criminal Justice / Corrections:

  Table 9.17: Prisoners under Jurisdiction of State or Federal Correctional Authorities, by Sex: December 31, 2013 and 2014. Download in Excel or PDF.

  Table 9.18:  Number of Sentenced Prisoners Admitted and Released From State and Federal Jurisdiction: 2013 and 2014. Download in Excel or PDF.

  Table 9.19:  Prison Facility Capacity, Custody Population, and Percent Capacity, December 31, 2014. Download in Excel or PDF.  

  Table 9.20:  Adults on Probation: 2014. Download in Excel or PDF.

 Table 9.21:  Adults on Parole: 2014. Download in Excel or PDF.

  Table 9.22:  Capital Punishment. Download in Excel or PDF.

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