Education Appropriations Per Student Per $1,000 of Per Capita Personal Income, Arizona State Government General Fund
Significant declines in K-12 education funding from the state government general fund have occurred, particularly since 2002, on a per student per $1,000 of per capita personal income basis. The fiscal year (FY) 2014 figure was 24 percent less than the average between fiscal years 1979 and 2002. The cumulative higher education decrease has been larger than that for K-12 schools. The FY 2013 figure was 57 percent less than the average between fiscal years 1979 and 1999.