Which States Get the Biggest Piece of the Federal Education Funding Pie?

Now that school is out, there’s time to do some much-needed housekeeping, including a review of states’ shares of federal education funding.
Education expert Richard Innes, an analyst at Kentucky’s Bluegrass Institute, used Census data to see which states get the highest shares. Turns out, a handful of taker states should be writing thank you notes to taxpayers in the vast majority of giver states, based on Innes’ analysis.
On average, federal dollars (which, of course, come from taxpayers in the states) account for less than 10 percent of all education funding, with state and local sources making up the vast majority.

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