State of Our Schools: Pre-K spending

Pre-K spending is very unequal among Southeastern Conference states. See the numbers:

Mississippi $6,000,000

Alabama $19,087,050

Arkansas $111,000,000

Florida $390,360,150

Georgia $293,939,678

Kentucky $75,373,534

Louisiana $91,803,989

Missouri $7,595,483

South Carolina $35,708,905

Tennessee $85,807,267

Texas $753,338,055

# Note data is for the 2012-13 school year, except for Mississippi (2013-14) and Arkansas (2011-12).

Source: National Institute for Early Education Research, The State of Preschool 2013.

View the entire State of Our Schools series, including the current installment on pre-K here: http://djournal.com/education-matters/state-of-our-schools/

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