West Jasper School District

West Jasper School District's state funding for the 2016-2017 school year is $504,636 below the amount required by state law. Statewide, the Mississippi Adequate Education Program (MAEP), which funds teachers and classrooms, is underfunded by $172-million.

Since 2008, the last time the MAEP was fully funded, students in the West Jasper School District have been shorted a total of $5,675,239. During this period of annual losses for schools, state revenue has increased significantly and the share of the state budget allocated to the MAEP has shrunk.

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Legislators Representing West Jasper School District 
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House District 79
Rep. Mark Tullos» See Voting Record» See Ed Report
HOME:
PO Box 505
Raleigh, MS  39153
(601) 785-4662 (H)
(601) 782-4587 (W)
CAPITOL:
Room 400-F
P.O. Box 1018
Jackson, MS 39215
(601) 359-2431
Email:
mtullos@house.ms.gov
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House District 80
Rep. Omeria Scott» See Voting Record» See Ed Report
HOME:
615 East 19th Street
Laurel, MS 39440
(601) 649-7677 (H)
CAPITOL:
BSMT
P.O. Box 1018
Jackson, MS 39215
(601) 359-4084
Email:
oscott@house.ms.gov
Facebook:
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House District 88
Rep. Gary V. Staples» See Voting Record» See Ed Report
HOME:
366 Forest Road
Laurel, MS 39443
(601) 649-4972 (H)
CAPITOL:
Room 201-M7
P.O. Box 1018
Jackson, MS 39215
(601) 359-3017
Email:
gstaples@house.ms.gov
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 Twitter:
@repgstaples
Senate District 34
Sen. Juan Barnett» See Voting Record» See Ed Report
HOME:
CAPITOL:
Room 407
P. O. Box 1018 
Jackson, MS  39215 
(601)359-3221
Email:
jbarnett@senate.ms.gov
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