Smith County School District

 Smith County School District's state funding for the 2016-2017 school year is $1,007,087 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 Smith County School District have been shorted a total of $11,380,551. 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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Legislator Information for the Smith County School District 
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House District 79
Rep. Mark Tullos» See Voting Record» See Ed Report
P.O. Box 505
Raleigh, MS  39153
(601) 785-4662 (H)
(601) 782-4587 (W)
Room 400-F
P.O. Box 1018
Jackson, MS 39215
(601) 359-2431
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Senate District 41
Sen. Joey Fillingane» See Voting Record» See Ed Report
8 Westbrook Drive
Sumrall, MS 39482
(601) 271-2070 (H)
(601) 264-3323 (W)
Room 215-C
P. O. Box 1018
Jackson, MS 39215
(601) 359-3246
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