Tupelo Public School District
Tupelo School District's state funding for the 2016-2017 school year is $2,350,599 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 Tupelo School District have been shorted a total of $26,042,541. 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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