Lawrence County School District

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

Lawrence County School District’s state funding for the 2020-2021 school year is $1,066,421 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 Lawrence County School District have been shorted a total of $12,177,377. 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 Lawrence County School District

Representatives

Rep. Vince Mangold

HOUSE DISTRICT 53

HOME:
P.O. Box 1018
Jackson, MS 39201
601.835.2681 (W)
601.835.9155 (C)

CAPITOL:
BSMNT
Jackson, MS
601.359.3770

Rep. Bob Evans

HOUSE DISTRICT 91

HOME:
P.O. Box 636
Monticello, MS 39654
601.587.9313 (C)
601.587.0615 (W)

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. Sally Doty

SENATE DISTRICT 39

HOME:
P.O. Box 4662
Brookhaven, MS 39603
601.835.4175 (H)
601.757.7446 (C)

CAPITOL:
Room 409
Jackson, MS
601.359.3237

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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).