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CBPP: School Funding in Mississippi Still Well Below 2008 Level

December 11th, 2015

Mississippi is one of at least 31 states that provided less school funding per student in the 2014 school year (the most recent available) than in 2008, before the recession took hold. Large cuts in K-12 funding weaken education systems, diminishing their capacity to develop fully the intelligence and creativity of the nation’s future workers and entrepreneurs.

Download the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities School Funding Fact Sheet.

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