Lowndes County School District  

Lowndes County School District's state funding for the 2016-2017 school year is $1,729,109 below the amount required by state law. Statewide, the Mississippi Adequate Education Program (MAEP), which funds teachers and classrooms, is underfunded by $172-million.

Since 2008, the last time the MAEP was fully funded, students in the Lowndes County School District have been shorted a total of $18,047,508. During this period of annual losses for schools, state revenue has increased significantly and the share of the state budget allocated to the MAEP has shrunk.

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Legislators Representing Lowndes County School District
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House District 37
Rep. Gary Chism» See Voting Record» See Ed Report
HOME:
P.O. Box 2343
Columbus, MS  39704-2343
(662) 328-7769 (H)
(662) 327-0777 (W)
(662) 386-6619 (C)
CAPITOL:
Room 400-G
P.O. Box 1018
Jackson, MS 39215
(601) 359-3364
Email:
gchism@house.ms.gov
Twitter:
@RepGaryChism

House District 38
Rep. Tyrone Ellis» See Voting Record» See Ed Report
HOME:
P. O. Box 892
Starkville, MS  39760
(662) 323-6564 (H)
CAPITOL:
Room 201-M6
P.O. Box 1018
Jackson, MS 39215
(601) 359-9396
Email:
tellis@house.ms.gov
Twitter:
Link to Rep. Ellis's FB Page
Twitter:
@TyellisTyrone
House District 39
Rep. Jeffrey C. Smith» See Voting Record» See Ed Report
HOME:
P.O. Box 681
Columbus, MS  39703
(662) 327-0407 (H)
(662) 328-2711 (W)
CAPITOL:
Room 201-F
P.O. Box 1018
Jackson, MS 39215
(601) 359-3343
Email:
jsmith@house.ms.gov
Facebook:
Link to Rep. Smith's FB Page

Twitter:
@RepJeffSmith39
House District 41
Rep. Kabir Karriem» See Voting Record» See Ed Report
HOME:
1326 15th Street N
Columbus, MS  39701
(662) 400-0873 (C)
(662) 328-3063 (W)
CAPITOL:
Room 400-F
P.O. Box 1018
Jackson, MS 39215
(601) 359-3339
Email:
kkarriem@house.ms.gov
Facebook:
Link to Rep. Karriem's FB Page 
Twitter:
@karriemandco

House District 42
Rep. Carl Mickens» See Voting Record» See Ed Report
HOME:
P.O. Box 427
Brooksville, MS  39739
(662) 425-1804 (C)
CAPITOL:
Room 400-F
P.O. Box 1018
Jackson, MS 39215
(601) 359-2439
Email:
cmickens@house.ms.gov
Facebook:
Link to Rep. Micken's FB Page
 
Senate District 16
Sen. Angela Turner-Ford» See Voting Record» See Ed Report
HOME:
P.O. Drawer 1500
West Point, MS  39773
(662) 494-6611 (W)
CAPITOL:
Room 409
P.O. Box 1018
Jackson, MS  39215
(601) 359-3237
Email:
aturner@senate.ms.gov
Facebook:
Link to Sen. Turner-Ford's FB page
 Twitter:
@JamesThelaw1971
Senate District 17
Sen. Chuck Younger» See Voting Record» See Ed Report
HOME:
1213 Younger Rd.
Columbus, MS  39701
(662) 329-3430 (H)
CAPITOL:
Room 215
P.O. Box 1018
Jackson, MS  39215
(601) 359-3246
Email:
cyounger@senate.ms.gov