SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A report by the Census Bureau ranks New Mexico as 34th in the nation for its public education spending.
The Santa Fe New Mexico reports the Census Bureau released their findings last week. The report took from nationwide data from the 2014-15. According to the Census Bureau, New Mexico spent $9,752 per student during those years, 14 percent less than the national average for that period.
In comparison, Utah spent around $6,500 per student, while New York invested a hefty $21,206.