New Albany School District  

  New Albany School District's state funding for the 2018-2019 school year is $1,138,221 below the amount required by state law. Statewide, the Mississippi Adequate Education Program (MAEP), which funds teachers and classrooms, is underfunded by $239,905,990.

This is the 11th consecutive year that Mississippi has underfunded its public schools. Since 2008, the last time the MAEP was fully funded, students in the New Albany School District have been shorted a total of $11,024,544. During this same period, Mississippi raised its academic standards significantly; public schools must be provided funding that is sufficient to meet those standards.

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 2016, published June 2018).

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Legislators Representing New Albany School District 
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House District 14
Rep. Margaret Rogers» See Voting Record» See Ed Report
619 Owen Road
New Albany, MS  38652
(662) 534-8886 (H)

P. O. Box 1018
Jackson, MS 39215
(601) 359-4083
Senate District 3
Sen. Nickey Browning» See Voting Record» See Ed Report
P.O. Box 1051
Pontotoc, MS  38863
(662) 489-5979 (H)
Room 213-C
P.O. Box 1018
Jackson, MS 39215
(601) 359-3250

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