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Tracking the Education Dollar in Texas Public Schools

According to the newest version of the document "Tracking the Education Dollar in Texas Public Schools," public education remains a labor-intensive operation, with salaries and benefits accounting for 80 percent of basic educational costs.

The updated report, prepared by Moak, Casey & Associates on behalf of the Texas Association of School Administrators and the Texas Association of School Boards, provides an easy to read explanation of the costs involved in educating students in the Texas public school system based upon the latest actual revenue and expenditure data available from the Texas Education Agency.