New York State expended more per elementary and secondary school pupil than any other state in the country in 2016, according to a new analysis of US Census data.
New York doled out $22,366 for each elementary and secondary schoolkid — 90 percent higher than the national average of $11,762, according to Empire Center research director E.J. McMahon.
The District of Columbia was second in per student spending, at $19,159, Connecticut third at $18,958, New Jersey fourth at $18,402 and Vermont fifth at $17,873.
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