Book of the States 2015, Chapter 9: Selected State Policies and Programs

Book of the States 2015

Chapter 9: Selected State Policies and Programs

Articles:

  1. "Proven Systems and Enhanced Approaches for New Threats"
  2. "Aligning Postsecondary Education with Regional Workforce Needs: A Tale of Two States"
  3. "Credit for Prior Learning: Transfer Models Across the Nation"
  4. "Closing Skill Gaps"
  5. "Signs Point to Affordable Care Act's Impact on Increasing Health Insurance Coverage"
  6. "Transportation Innovations Present Policy Challenges Now and for the Future"
  7. "Criminal Records and Employment"
  8. "Global Trade and Investment"

Tables:

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: 2013.  Download in Excel or PDF.

  Table 9.14:  State Disbursements For Highways: 2013. Download in Excel or PDF.

  Table 9.15:  Public Road Length Miles By Ownership: 2013: Download in Excel or PDF.

  Table 9.16:  Apportionment of Federal Funds Administered By the Federal Highway Administration Federal-Aid Highway Program Apportionments Under the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (Map-21) for Fiscal Year 2014. Download in Excel or PDF.


Criminal Justice / Corrections:

  Table 9.17: Trends in State Prison Population: 2000, 2012, and 2013. Download in Excel or PDF.

  Table 9.18:  Number of Sentenced Prisoners Admitted and Released From State and Federal Jurisdiction: 2000, 2012 and 2013. Download in Excel or PDF.

  Table 9.19:  Prison Facility Capacity, Custody Population, and Percent Capacity, December 31, 2013. Download in Excel or PDF.  

  Table 9.20:  Adults on Probation: 2013. Download in Excel or PDF.

 Table 9.21:  Adults on Parole: 2013. Download in Excel or PDF.

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

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