August 31, 2004 Extra Credit
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The federal share of K-12 spending has risen very quickly, particularly in recent years.

In 1990-91, the federal share of total K-12 spending was just 5.7 percent. Since that time, it has risen by more than one-third to 8.2 percent. Further, the historic federal funding increases since 2001 are only now reaching the classroom.

This and other facts about K-12 education funding can be found in the U.S. Department of Education’s brochure, "10 Facts About K-12 Education Funding," available online.


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