Kansas school spending: Visualization

An interactive visualization of revenue and spending data for Kansas school districts.

This visualization has been updated to include recent data. See Kansas school spending: Visualization.

The accompanying visualization holds both nominal dollar amounts and amounts adjusted to reflect 2015 dollars. Data includes state aid, local aid, federal aid, and total spending for each school district, both total and per pupil. The visualization includes both tables and charts.

Spending and revenue data is from Kansas State Department of Education. Inflation-adjusted data calculated using Consumer Price Index, All items, 1982-84=100 — CUUR0000SA0 from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Visualization created using Tableau Public.

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An example from the visualization. This shows statewide spending, per pupil, adjusted for inflation. Click for larger version.
An example from the visualization. This shows statewide spending, per pupil, adjusted for inflation. Click for larger version.

One thought on “Kansas school spending: Visualization”

  1. If Kansas school districts want state money they should have a requirement that all principals and superintendents have an MBA.

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