Hazlehurst Public School District

-$ 0
Underfunded for 2019-2020
-$ 0
total underfunded since 2008

Hazlehurst Public School District’s state funding for the 2019-2020 school year is $655,544 below the amount required by state law. Statewide, the Mississippi Adequate Education Program (MAEP), which funds teachers and classrooms, is underfunded by $224,848,038.

This is the 12th consecutive year that Mississippi has underfunded its public schools. Since 2008, the last time the MAEP was fully funded, students in the Hazlehurst Public School District have been shorted a total of $7,588,617. 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 Hazlehurst Public School District

Representatives

Rep. Tom Weathersby

HOUSE DISTRICT 62

HOME:
3806 Highway 49 S
Florence, MS 39073
601.845.2017 (H)

CAPITOL:
Room 115-A
Jackson, MS
601.359.3770

Rep. Greg Holloway

HOUSE DISTRICT 76

HOME:
115 Edgewood Dr.
Hazlehurst, MS 39083
601.894.4228 (H)

CAPITOL:
Room 400-F
Jackson, MS
601.359.3770

Rep. Becky Currie

HOUSE DISTRICT 92

HOME:
407 Oliver Dr.
Brookhaven, MS 39601
601.833.5953 (C)

CAPITOL:
Room 401-C
Jackson, MS
601.359.3770

Senators

Sen. Albert Butler

SENATE DISTRICT 36

HOME:
P.O. Box 614
Port Gibson, MS 39150
601.437.4089 (H)
601.683.6695 (F)
601.415.1182 (C)

CAPITOL:
Room 408
Jackson, MS
601.359.2886

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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).