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Data Sources

What You Need to Know About Public Education

1. Students

Graduation/Enrollment/Eco. Dis./ELL/Special Education Data:
Pocket Edition 2017-18 Texas Public School Statistics
Texas Education Agency
https://tea.texas.gov/communications/pocket-edition/

Enrollment Ranking:
Digest of Education Statistics
National Center for Education Statistics
https://nces.ed.gov/programs/digest/d13/tables/dt13_203.20.asp

Languages Spoken:
ELL Students Reports by Language and Grade
Texas Education Agency
https://rptsvr1.tea.texas.gov/adhocrpt/adleplg.html

2. Districts

District/Charter/Campus/Salary/Years Experience/Ratings:
Pocket Edition 2017-18 Texas Public School Statistics
Texas Education Agency
https://tea.texas.gov/communications/pocket-edition/

3. Funding

National Per Student Spending Ranking:
Quality Counts 2018 Report
Education Week
https://www.edweek.org/ew/collections/quality-counts-2018-state-grades/highlight-reports/2018/01/17/texas.html

The Shrinking State Share:
State and Local Funding for Public Education (millions)
Legislative Budget Board
https://drive.google.com/file/d/15-EofQzWKQj8o7vgoJ_qqTLROJHNlMM5/view

Spending Remains Flat:
PEIMS Report (2005-2006 through 2016-17)
*Note: All Funds Operating Expenditures per Student in 2005-2006 Dollars
Texas Education Agency
https://tea.texas.gov/financialstandardreports/

4. Pre-K

Texas Kindergarten Readiness Data:
Pocket Edition 2017-18 Texas Public School Statistics
Texas Education Agency
https://tea.texas.gov/communications/pocket-edition/

Brain Development by Age 5:
The Growing Child
Stanford Children’s Health
https://www.stanfordchildrens.org/en/topic/default?id=the-growing-child-90-P02218

Kindergarten Readiness Likelihood/STAAR Performance Data:
School Readiness Study
E3 Alliance
https://data.e3alliance.org/kready/

What Texans Believe

What Texans Believe:
Texas Public Education Perspectives Poll
Raise Your Hand Texas
https://www.raiseyourhandtexas.org/advocacy/texas-public-education-perceptions-poll/