Starkville-Oktibbeha Public School District

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

Starkville-Oktibbeha Public School District’s state funding for the 2020-2021 school year is $2,548,140 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 Starkville-Oktibbeha Public School District have been shorted a total of $28,403,246. 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 Starkville-Oktibbeha Public School District

Representatives

Rep. Gary Chism

HOUSE DISTRICT 37

HOME:
P.O. Box 2343
Columbus, MS 39704
662.328.7769 (H)
662.327.0777 (W)
662.386.6619 (C)

CAPITOL:
Room 400-G
Jackson, MS
601.359.3770

Rep. Cheikh Taylor

HOUSE DISTRICT 38

HOME:
383 Steele Rd
Starkville, MS 39759
662.617.8125 (H)

CAPITOL:
Jackson, MS
601.359.3770

Rep. Rob Roberson

HOUSE DISTRICT 43

HOME:
212 East Main Street
Starkville, MS 39759
662.324.3810 (W)
662.418.2914 (C)

CAPITOL:
Room 201M-7
Jackson, MS
601.359.3770

Senators

Sen. Gary Jackson

SENATE DISTRICT 15

HOME:
P.O. Box 40
French Camp, MS 39745
662.547.6684 (H)

CAPITOL:
Room 307
Jackson, MS
601.359.4089

Sen. Angela Turner-Ford

SENATE DISTRICT 16

HOME:
P.O. Drawer 1500
West Point, MS 39773
662.494.6611 (W)
662.494.4814 (F)

CAPITOL:
Room 409
Jackson, MS
601.359.3237

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