Yazoo City Public-MS Achievement School District

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

Yazoo City Public-ASD’s state funding for the 2019-2020 school year is $1,306,405 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 Yazoo City Public-ASD have been shorted a total of $14,665,839. 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 Yazoo City Public-ASD

Representatives

Rep. Bryant Clark

HOUSE DISTRICT 47

HOME:
271 Clark Rd.
Pickens, MS 39170
662.834.4074 (H)
662.834.6133 (W)

CAPITOL:
BSMNT-B
Jackson, MS
601.359.3770

Rep. Kevin Ford

HOUSE DISTRICT 54

HOME:
206 Willow Way
Vicksburg, MS  39183
601.218.8185 (C)

CAPITOL:

Jackson, MS
601.359.3770  

Senators

Sen. Joseph Thomas

SENATE DISTRICT 22

HOME:
P.O. Box 524
Yazoo City, MS 39194
662.746.7552 (W)
662.571.2987 (C)

CAPITOL:
Room 215
Jackson, MS
601.359.2395

Sen. W. Briggs Hopson III

SENATE DISTRICT 23

HOME:
1201 Cherry Street
Vicksburg, MS 39183

CAPITOL:
Room 214-B
Jackson, MS
601.359.3250

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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).