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Exhibit 6:

Change in Expenditures Per Pupil vs. Inflation (Consumer Price Index)
1998-99 through 2008-09

1998-99 = 100

School Year School District Spending Consumer Price Index (CPI)
1998-99 100 100
1999-00 112 102
2000-01 116 106
2001-02 122 109
2002-03 125 110
2003-04 126 113
2004-05 131 116
2005-06 136 120
2006-07 143 124
2007-08 155 127
2008-09 163 132

Sources: Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts and Texas Education Agency.

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