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  Back Local Revenue for Elementary and Secondary Education [nominal, per poor child]
  State 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
  United States 9,575.3 10,305.2 11,418.7 13,048.9 14,274.5 14,959.3 15,564.5 15,877.6 16,724.2 17,657.7 18,261.9
  District of Columbia 12,855.9 12,603.5 15,635.5 23,741.1 28,056.6 25,857.9 26,106.0 29,418.2 26,111.6 27,914.5 29,529.9
  Alabama 3,924.6 4,639.5 4,774.8 5,583.6 6,070.0 6,598.6 6,859.4 7,452.9 7,273.8 8,600.5 8,700.6
  Alaska 15,200.4 15,127.1 17,721.9 20,249.1 19,738.7 17,324.9 16,864.1 18,871.5 18,319.8 20,364.4 22,614.1
  Arizona 5,797.5 6,115.0 7,720.6 8,794.4 9,926.7 9,352.8 9,511.4 10,040.8 9,949.9 9,780.4 10,459.4
  Arkansas 4,684.2 5,149.7 5,596.5 6,212.5 6,426.6 5,448.1 5,630.5 6,379.3 8,218.6 8,427.9 9,493.8
  California 4,960.4 5,335.9 6,206.6 7,623.8 9,102.5 10,131.3 10,853.4 9,424.2 10,259.3 10,929.7 11,562.7
  Colorado 17,760.0 18,025.0 20,119.9 18,374.3 21,076.7 21,428.4 23,371.0 23,859.8 23,237.2 23,069.6 23,838.9
  Connecticut 20,456.7 23,948.4 37,217.8 38,739.8 41,617.2 43,503.3 48,232.9 46,075.9 48,638.3 50,258.2 50,306.5
  Delaware 8,352.1 8,587.9 8,419.8 8,988.4 11,038.5 13,682.9 16,226.3 15,281.9 15,979.5 16,726.8 17,401.0
  Florida 7,646.9 8,366.2 9,121.1 10,253.4 11,227.2 12,440.4 12,858.1 14,469.0 16,878.9 20,128.6 22,214.3
  Georgia 8,228.4 8,620.8 9,624.9 11,594.1 12,587.2 13,646.8 14,125.4 15,068.6 14,666.2 15,142.5 15,537.2
  Hawaii 575.9 569.5 606.4 723.6 840.1 818.6 1,175.3 1,354.8 1,482.5 1,582.0 2,347.4
  Idaho 5,268.6 5,835.2 5,517.6 6,132.6 6,713.7 8,078.7 9,224.9 10,182.4 11,602.8 8,431.2 8,972.5
  Illinois 14,161.4 17,382.2 19,724.0 20,808.5 20,268.3 19,761.3 20,877.3 21,082.0 23,969.2 27,026.0 30,687.3
  Indiana 16,555.7 18,318.5 19,699.4 21,453.2 22,732.3 14,719.0 21,713.5 22,030.8 17,407.8 13,566.3 16,681.8
  Iowa 13,401.7 15,037.6 16,697.2 19,319.1 25,922.2 27,010.9 25,422.0 23,213.9 22,122.5 22,477.6 22,857.0
  Kansas 11,638.8 10,819.8 9,695.5 11,527.9 12,150.7 15,254.4 18,094.9 15,284.3 14,395.7 14,030.0 14,142.0
  Kentucky 4,582.3 5,127.2 6,062.6 7,381.6 7,764.9 7,504.7 7,911.3 7,543.1 8,215.5 8,085.9 8,912.6
  Louisiana 4,620.6 4,842.4 5,575.9 5,798.8 6,523.9 6,780.4 7,036.2 7,799.6 9,605.0 10,608.6 10,730.5
  Maine 15,517.3 16,722.8 17,483.0 19,464.3 21,692.0 22,622.2 22,107.9 22,997.8 24,934.2 27,419.8 28,452.2
  Maryland 16,726.7 20,805.5 30,379.9 40,160.0 43,245.3 42,256.4 40,669.0 38,567.3 34,069.3 36,385.5 39,843.3
  Massachusetts 15,855.0 18,044.1 16,730.5 20,586.4 23,213.4 30,567.3 32,377.8 35,869.9 38,214.6 37,543.3 36,059.8
  Michigan 8,515.4 9,504.0 10,866.2 11,786.9 13,407.6 13,863.3 14,255.5 13,370.8 13,994.6 13,786.7 15,608.9
  Minnesota 15,038.8 12,380.2 13,850.8 19,866.4 25,610.7 16,703.8 17,990.4 17,719.7 16,086.3 19,719.0 18,687.9
  Mississippi 3,020.3 3,917.1 4,627.4 5,097.8 5,232.7 5,394.1 5,388.4 5,461.4 5,444.6 5,303.2 5,166.2
  Missouri 15,435.7 14,940.9 14,254.7 17,400.8 19,799.8 21,659.1 21,067.8 19,875.1 20,250.8 20,287.0 19,851.0
  Montana 7,769.7 8,095.1 9,122.8 8,922.9 9,750.6 10,745.1 11,807.4 11,995.3 12,457.9 13,813.9 14,561.8
  Nebraska 19,097.9 17,446.0 19,572.6 21,867.7 25,174.2 25,099.3 26,497.3 30,540.7 32,958.2 33,010.1 31,370.0
  Nevada 17,330.2 18,245.2 17,354.5 19,760.2 21,802.2 26,191.6 26,163.9 25,341.2 26,380.7 28,666.3 29,005.4
  New Hampshire 39,137.0 29,875.1 15,530.3 23,593.7 32,714.7 41,996.0 44,708.2 55,503.2 60,030.0 72,264.3 80,170.8
  New Jersey 27,507.2 26,466.0 30,530.3 37,428.6 42,960.3 47,658.2 48,210.8 54,437.7 59,513.7 60,781.9 58,246.4
  New Mexico 1,561.0 1,806.5 2,100.1 2,592.4 2,610.4 2,712.5 2,879.8 3,168.7 3,418.6 3,825.7 4,864.9
  New York 12,284.9 12,593.2 13,597.8 15,164.0 16,073.3 18,269.2 20,343.9 21,754.5 23,762.8 25,535.1 27,440.4
  North Carolina 4,914.0 5,172.3 5,678.7 6,018.4 6,719.6 6,346.6 6,019.9 5,907.0 6,460.0 7,019.3 6,351.5
  North Dakota 11,685.0 10,794.3 10,424.0 12,246.9 13,501.2 15,150.7 16,047.0 20,290.8 23,668.2 23,315.2 24,682.2
  Ohio 13,040.2 14,209.2 15,276.9 16,389.0 17,206.3 20,380.8 20,621.6 21,667.4 20,662.3 20,796.2 20,084.0
  Oklahoma 4,610.8 5,477.0 6,813.7 6,842.0 7,025.5 7,082.5 8,084.3 9,770.0 9,945.4 10,103.4 9,758.9
  Oregon 8,735.3 8,345.7 9,403.2 10,118.2 11,827.4 13,614.7 13,660.3 13,828.4 13,430.7 14,631.6 15,626.9
  Pennsylvania 15,573.3 16,412.8 18,191.1 21,788.6 25,344.0 26,330.5 25,591.7 25,567.1 25,715.2 26,589.1 29,095.8
  Rhode Island 15,515.0 14,170.0 15,835.4 18,617.9 23,764.7 24,418.2 25,439.8 23,057.0 23,289.3 25,386.7 28,426.3
  South Carolina 6,402.6 8,647.9 9,772.1 11,389.0 11,255.4 11,652.1 12,120.1 13,189.9 14,014.9 15,626.3 14,596.8
  South Dakota 11,369.7 14,379.9 17,590.9 20,038.9 22,403.2 20,593.0 21,025.0 16,886.7 16,261.5 17,408.0 20,063.1
  Tennessee 6,654.9 7,534.6 8,878.5 9,764.2 9,741.1 9,445.3 10,132.9 10,530.1 11,220.6 11,216.0 11,347.2
  Texas 7,991.9 8,840.1 9,695.1 10,844.5 11,654.8 12,170.2 12,200.2 12,671.3 13,634.6 14,400.8 12,576.5
  Utah 9,312.1 8,582.7 10,145.6 11,916.1 12,553.6 11,068.3 10,478.6 10,864.9 11,544.0 12,281.3 14,235.0
  Vermont 23,142.2 7,631.4 9,117.1 11,776.6 13,975.8 15,360.8 17,706.1 5,914.0 6,769.4 8,411.6 9,503.7
  Virginia 16,130.3 18,700.3 19,224.9 25,795.0 27,605.4 26,850.8 26,014.7 25,091.7 28,443.5 30,028.0 30,363.7
  Washington 7,455.5 9,237.8 11,501.5 12,216.8 11,751.0 11,281.5 10,565.8 10,613.4 11,022.9 14,248.9 16,090.2
  West Virginia 5,627.6 5,854.2 6,488.3 7,026.3 7,872.9 7,654.1 7,366.1 8,019.2 9,075.8 10,510.9 10,353.3
  Wisconsin 16,118.0 16,538.9 18,927.7 20,619.1 21,619.4 20,454.6 20,078.1 18,857.8 18,292.5 19,404.9 21,836.0
  Wyoming 14,460.3 14,561.0 14,719.0 16,947.1 22,118.4 25,005.2 24,697.3 27,548.4 30,141.7 35,515.3 35,690.1