Sunflower County School District

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

Sunflower County School District’s state funding for the 2019-2020 school year is $1,645,395 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 Sunflower County School District have been shorted a total of $22,286,695. 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 Sunflower County School District

Representatives

Rep. Abe Hudson Jr.

HOUSE DISTRICT 29

HOME:
207 Dr. RT Hollingsworth
Shelby, MS 38774
662.522.1400 (C)

CAPITOL:
Jackson, MS
601.359.3770

Rep. Tracey Rosebud

HOUSE DISTRICT 30

HOME:
P.O. Box 236
Tutwiler, MS 38963
662.902.3787 (C)

CAPITOL:
Jackson, MS
601.359.3770

Rep. Otis Anthony

HOUSE DISTRICT 31

HOME:
P.O. Box 962
Indianola, MS 38751
662.452.5064 (H)
662.207.0445 (C)

CAPITOL:
Jackson, MS
601.359.3770

Senators

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 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).