BOS 2004: Chapter 9: Selected State Policies and Programs

Chapter 9 of the 2004 Book of the States contains the following articles and tables:

Book of the States 2004

Chapter 9: Selected State Policies and Programs

Articles:

  1. "State Emergency Management: New Realities in a Homeland Security World"
  2. "No Child Left Behind: The Challenge of Implementation"
  3. "Trends in Faculty Salaries"
  4. "The How and Why of Agricultural Policy"
  5. "Job Creation and Retention During the Recession"
  6. "Trends in Job Creation Strategies in the States"
  7. "Energy Project Streamlining: Working More Efficiently, Not Cutting Corners"
  8. "Trends in State Environmental Spending"
  9. "The Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement and Modernization Act of 2003: Health Care Changes"
  10. "Trends in State Mental Health Agencies"
  11. "Profiles of Prisoners and Prison Programming in the States"
  12. "Trends and Issues in Welfare Reform"

Tables:

Elementary/Secondary Education

  TABLE 9.1: Membership and Attendance in Public Elementary and Secondary Schools, By State: 2001-2002 and 2002-2003.  Download in Excel or PDF.

  TABLE 9.2: Enrollment Average Daily Attendance and Classroom Teachers in Public Elementary and Secondary Schools, By State: 2002-2003.  Download in Excel or PDF.

  TABLE 9.3: Average Annual Salary of Instructional Staff in Public Elementary and Secondary Schools: 1994-1995 to 2002-2003.  Download in Excel or PDF.

Higher Education

  TABLE 9.4: Number of Institutions of Higher Education and Branches, By Level of Control of Institution and State: 2002-2003.  Download in Excel or PDF.

  TABLE 9.5: Estimated Undergraduate Tuition and Fees and Room and Board Rates in Institutions of Higher Education, By Control of Institution and State: 2000-2001 and 2001-2002.  Download in Excel or PDF.

  TABLE 9.6: Health Insurance Coverage Status By State for All People: 2002.  Download in Excel or PDF.

  TABLE 9.7: Number and Percent of Children Under 19 Years of Age, at or Below 200 Percent of Poverty, By State: Three Year Averages for 2000, 2001 and 2002.  Download in Excel or PDF.

Criminal Justice/Corrections

  TABLE 9.8: Trends in State Prison Population, 2001-2002.  Download in Excel or PDF.

  TABLE 9.9: Number of Sentenced Prisoners Admitted to and Released From State Prisons, By Region: 1999-2001.  Download in Excel or PDF.

  TABLE 9.10: State Prison Capacities, By Region: 2002.  Download in Excel or PDF.

  TABLE 9.11: Adults on Probation, By Region: 2002.  Download in Excel or PDF.

  TABLE 9.12: Adults on Parole, By Region: 2002.  Download in Excel or PDF.

  TABLE 9.13: Capital Punishment.  Download in Excel or PDF.