Ten Years of Per Pupil Spending, Adjusted for Inflation
With all this talk about state budgets and how the abyss in the General Fund will be filled, it helps to know the facts when it comes to funding for public education in Alabama. So here are ten years’ worth of per pupil expenditures (PPE) by district. Adjusted for inflation. You know you wanna know. So dig in. Using numbers provided by the Alabama State Department of Education in their yearly report cards, you can view PPE from FY05 through FY14 in different ways: by system, by year, by revenue source (state, federal, local) and also what enrollment has been over that ten-year period.