Clarksdale Public School District

-$ 0
Underfunded for 2020-2021
-$ 0
total underfunded since 2008

Clarksdale Public School District’s state funding for the 2020-2021 school year is $1,297,972 below the amount required by state law. Statewide, the Mississippi Adequate Education Program (MAEP), which funds teacher salaries and classrooms, is underfunded by $250,379,812.

This is the 13th consecutive year that Mississippi has underfunded its public schools. Since 2008, the last time the MAEP was fully funded, students in the Clarksdale Public School District have been shorted a total of $18,708,538. During this same period, Mississippi has raised its academic standards significantly, yet public schools have been denied the resources needed to meet those standards.

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Legislators Representing Clarksdale Public School District

Representatives

Rep. Orlando Paden

HOUSE DISTRICT 26

HOME:
3731 Stovall Rd.
Clarksdale, MS 38614

CAPITOL:
Room 400-F
Jackson, MS
601.359.3770

Senators

Sen. Robert Jackson

SENATE DISTRICT 11

HOME:
P.O. Box 383
Marks, MS 38646
662.326.4611 (H)
662.326.4000 (W)

CAPITOL:
Room 405
Jackson, MS
601.359.2224

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Nationally, Mississippi ranks 25th in the rigor of our academic standards (Education Next, report published May 2018) and 47th in per pupil school spending (U.S. Census, Public Education Finances: FY 2017, published April 2019).