Tunica County School District

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

Tunica County School District’s state funding for the 2019-2020 school year is $882,953 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 Tunica County School District have been shorted a total of $10,633,744. 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 Tunica County School District

Representatives

Rep. Cedric Burnett

HOUSE DISTRICT 9

HOME:
P.O. Box 469
Tunica, MS 38676
662.363.1730 (H)
662.363.2531 (W)

CAPITOL:
BSMNT
Jackson, MS
601.359.3770

Senators

Sen. Robert Jackson

SENATE DISTRICT 11

HOME:
P.O. Box 383
Marks, MS 38646
662.326.4611 (H)
662.326.4000 (W)

CAPITOL:
Room 405
Jackson, MS
601.359.2224

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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).