North Bolivar Public School District

-$ 0
Underfunded for 2022-2023
-$ 0
total underfunded since 2008

North Bolivar Public School District’s state funding for the 2022-2023 school year is $677,548 below the amount required by state law. Statewide, the Mississippi Adequate Education Program (MAEP), which funds teacher salaries and classrooms, is underfunded by $279,342,511.

This is the 15th consecutive year that Mississippi has underfunded its public schools. Since 2008, the last time the MAEP was fully funded, students in the North Bolivar Public School District have been shorted a total of $9,527,073. During this same period, Mississippi raised its academic standards significantly, yet public schools have been denied the resources needed to meet those standards.

Legislators Representing North Bolivar Public School District

Representatives

Rep. Orlando Paden

HOUSE DISTRICT 26

HOME:
3731 Stovall Rd.
Clarksdale, MS 38614

CAPITOL:
Room 400-F
Jackson, MS
601.359.2439

Robert Sanders

HOUSE DISTRICT 29

HOME:
925 S Martin Luther King Dr.
Cleveland, MS 38732
662.719.9906 (H)

CAPITOL:
P.O. Box 1018
Jackson, MS
601.359.3770

Senators

Sen. Derrick Simmons

SENATE DISTRICT 12

HOME:
P.O. Box 1854
Greenville, MS 38702
662.378.8764 (H)
662.334.1666 (W)

CAPITOL:
Room 405
Jackson, MS
601.359.2224  

Sen. Sarita Simmons

SENATE DISTRICT 13

HOME:
P.O. Box 1813
Cleveland, MS  38732
662.545.8825 (C)

CAPITOL:
Room 409
Jackson, MS
601.359.3237

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Nationally, Mississippi ranks near the bottom, 47th among the states, in per pupil school spending (U.S. Census, Public Education Finances: FY2020, published May 2022) but much higher, 25th among the states, in the rigor of our academic standards (Education Next, published May 2018).

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