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2014-15 Educational Funding in Nearby States
When it comes to support for nonpublic schools and students, Maryland lags behind far behind other states in the region. For the 2014-15 school year, Maryland's nonpublic schools received just $9.5 million to support textbooks for more than 103,000 nonpublic students. Compare that to the resources provided to nonpublic schools in nearby states.
New York, $358 million, 488,000 students, $733/student
NOTE: New York also provides an additional $598 million for in-kind services, which includes transporation, nursing, special education & STEM and gifted/talented programs. When this amount is included, the state per-student average rises to $1,959 per student.
Source: New York State Department of Education
$4.5 million $920,000 $3.25 million $16 million $36 million $7.3 million $3 million $127.8 million
New Jersey, $170 million, 155,000 students, $1,097/student Transportation Auxiliary Services (remedial reading, math & writing)
Special Education Nursing Textbooks Special Education Transportation
School Technology Initiative Source: New Jersey Department of Education
$81 million $31.6 million $27.2 million $14.3million $8 million $2.5million