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Wisconsin Falls Further Below National Average on K-12 Spending

By John Forester | January 20, 2022

In September 2020, you might recall that the Wisconsin Policy Forum (WPF) released a report in which it used 2018 U.S. Census Bureau data (the most recent available at the time) to conclude the following regarding Wisconsin’s K-12 spending trends in comparison to the rest of the nation:

Recently, the SAA reviewed 2019 data from the U.S. Census Bureau (the most recent available) and found (with WPF staff corroborating the accuracy):

In our estimation, Wisconsin’s continued decline below the national average is significant.  More to come.  The conversation continues.

Census Bureau summary table for 2018

Census Bureau summary table for 2019

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