Tunica County School District

 Tunica County School District's state funding for the 2018-2019 school year is $968,546 below the amount required by state law. Statewide, the Mississippi Adequate Education Program (MAEP), which funds teachers and classrooms, is underfunded by $239,905,990.

This is the 11th 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 $9,750,791. During this same period, Mississippi raised its academic standards significantly; public schools must be provided funding that is sufficient to meet those standards.

 Nationally, Mississippi ranks 25th in the rigor of our academic standards (Education Next, 2015) and 47th in per pupil school spending (U.S. Census, Public Education Finances: FY 2016, published June 2018).

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Legislators Representing Tunica County School District
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House District 9
Rep. Cedric Burnett» See Voting Record» See Ed Report
HOME:
P.O. Box 469
Tunica, MS  38676
(662) 363-1730 (H)
(662) 363-2531 (W)

CAPITOL:
BSMT
P. O. Box 1018 
Jackson, MS  39215           
(601) 359-3259
Email:
cburnett@house.ms.gov
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 Twitter:
@cedricburnett
Senate District 11
Sen. Robert L. Jackson» See Voting Record» See Ed Report
HOME:
P.O. Box 383
Marks, MS  38646
(662) 326-4611 (H)
(662) 326-4000 (W)
CAPITOL:
Room 405-D
P.O. Box 1018
Jackson, MS 39215
(601) 359-3232
Email:
rjackson@senate.ms.gov
rjacksonqcdo@yahoo.com
Facebook:
Link to Sen. Jackson's FB Page