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The report shows that as a country we have greatly increased education spending and the number of non-teachers on payrolls at district school, while test scores and teacher salaries have remained stagnant at best.
What does the data show about Mississippi? When it comes to education spending patterns, contrary to what you often hear, Mississippi has actually increased spending at a faster clip than most other states and the nation as a whole. Mississippi has increased per-student spending, adjusted for inflation, by 54 percent from FY through FY That means this data does not even take into account the additional increases that followed over the next few years that far outpaced inflation.
During this time period, only seven states plus the District of Columbia saw greater increases.
Where did this money go? Not to teacher salaries. During the same period, teacher salaries in Mississippi, adjusted for inflation, increased by only two percent.
Mississippi was one of eight states to actually see a decrease in enrollment from FY through FY During this time period, enrollment decreased by three percent while the size of staff, both teachers and non-teachers increased by 15 percent.
This is common across the country with more than a half-million fitting into this category nationwide. This, of course, ignores other potential uses of the money. Most notably, some are calling for an increase in gasoline taxes to fund additional road and bridge repairs.
The report also looked at staffing changes during the Great Recession where economic distress caused many public agencies to see their budgets slashed. Education did significantly better than the nation as a whole with just a three percent decrease in total school personnel compared to a nine percent increase in the national unemployment rate.
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