New Albany School District  

  New Albany School District's state funding for the 2017-2018 school year is $1,012,649 below the amount required by state law. Statewide, the Mississippi Adequate Education Program (MAEP), which funds teachers and classrooms, is underfunded by $213,820,138.

This is the 10th consecutive year that Mississippi has underfunded its public schools. Since 2008, the last time the MAEP was fully funded, students in the New Albany School District have been shorted a total of $9,886,323. During this period of annual losses for schools, Mississippi raised its academic standards to among the highest in the country. Public schools must be provided funding that is sufficient to meet those standards.

In state comparisons, Mississippi ranks 16th in the rigor of our academic standards (Education Next, 2015) and 47th in per pupil school spending (Public Education Finances: FY 2015, report published June 2017 by U.S. Census).

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Legislators Representing New Albany School District 
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House District 14
Rep. Margaret Rogers» See Voting Record» See Ed Report
HOME:
619 Owen Road
New Albany, MS  38652
(662) 534-8886 (H)

CAPITOL:
BSMT
P. O. Box 1018
Jackson, MS 39215
(601) 359-4083
Email:
mrogers@house.ms.gov
   
Senate District 3
Sen. Nickey Browning» See Voting Record» See Ed Report
HOME:
P.O. Box 1051
Pontotoc, MS  38863
(662) 489-5979 (H)
CAPITOL:
Room 213-C
P.O. Box 1018
Jackson, MS 39215
(601) 359-3250
Email:
nbrowning@senate.ms.gov
 Twitter:
@NickeyBrowning
 

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