Maryland is a moderate state, diverse in people and geography, with a strong investment in education. It is located in the midatlantic region, bordering Washington, D.C., Virginia, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania. The state stretches from the Atlantic Ocean to the Allegheny Mountains. The capital is Annapolis.
|Table 1 Elementary and secondary education characteristics|
|Total number of schools||1,457||1,988|
|Table 2 Elementary and secondary education finance|
|Total expenditures for education||$12,758,707,718||$11,712,033,839|
|Total current expenditures||$11,211,175,523||$9,938,906,259|
According to the U.S. Census, Maryland's population was 5.8 million in 2010. Close to 60 percent of state ...