BOS 2009: Chapter 9: Selected State Policies and Programs

Chapter 9 of the 2009 Book of the States contains the following articles and tables:

Book of the States 2009

Chapter 9:  Selected State Policies and Programs

Articles:

  1. "A New Direction in Washington and Making Smarter Investments in Tough Economic Times"
  2. "Early College High Schools:  A Promising Approach for Underserved Youth"
  3. "State Safety Net Programs"
  4. "State Economic Development Efforts During Extreme Fiscal Stress"
  5. "Energy Infrastructure in the States:  Pathways to Reliability"
  6. "Meeting the Water Challenges for Sustainable Prosperity"
  7. "The Foundation for New Growth:  Challenges for Transportation Officials"

Tables:

Education

  Table 9.1: Number and Types of Public Elementary and Secondary Schools, by State or Jurisdiction: School Year 2006-2007. Download in Excel or PDF.

   Table 9.2: Total Student Membership, Student/Teacher Ratio, and Number of Staff for Public Schools: School Year 2006-2007. Download in Excel or PDF.

   Table 9.3: Public School Graduation Rate: School Year 2004-2005. 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 2006. Download in Excel or PDF.

   Table 9.5: Total Expenditures for Public Elementary and Secondary Schools: Fiscal Year 2006. Download in Excel or PDF.

   Table 9.6: Current Expenditures and Percentage Distribution for Public Elementary and Secondary Schools, by Function and State or Jurisdiction: Fiscal Year 2006. 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 2006. 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 and Institution and State: 2005-2006 and 2006-2007. Download in Excel or PDF.

   Table 9.9: Degree Granting Institutions and Branches, by Type and Control of Institution, 2006-2007. Download in Excel or PDF.

Human Services and Health Care

   Table 9.10: Health Insurance Coverage Status by State for All People, by Region: 2007. Download in Excel or PDF.

   Table 9.11: Number and Percent of Children Under 19 Years of Age, At or Below 200 Percent of Poverty, by Health Insurance Coverage, State and Region: 2007. Download in Excel or PDF.

Highways

   Table 9.12: Total Road and Street Mileage, by Region: 2007.  Download in Excel or PDF.

   Table 9.13: Apportionment of Federal Funds Administered by the Federal Highway Administration, by Region:  Fiscal Year 2008. Download in Excel or PDF.

Criminal Justice/Corrections

   Table 9.14: Trends in State Prison Population by Region, 2000, 2006, and 2007. Download in Excel or PDF.

   Table 9.15: Number of Sentenced Prisoners Admitted and Released from State and Federal Jurisdiction, by Region: 2000, and 2006-2007. Download in Excel or PDF.

   Table 9.16: State Prison Capacities, by Region: 2007. Download in Excel or PDF.

   Table 9.17: Adults on Probation by Region, 2007. Download in Excel or PDF.

   Table 9.18: Adults on Parole by Region, 2007. Download in Excel or PDF.

   Table 9.19: Adults Leaving Parole, by Type of Exit, by Region, 2007. Download in Excel or PDF.

   Table 9.20: Capital Punishment. Download in Excel or PDF.