Honors Theses

Date of Award


Document Type

Undergraduate Thesis


Political Science

First Advisor

John Winkle

Relational Format



Covers the history of the funds and formulas used to finance Mississippi's K-12 public education system. Follows these schemes through the use of the Literary Fund, the Per Capita Fund, the Equalizing Fund, the Minimum Foundation Program, and the Mississippi Adequate Education Program (MAEP), Mississippi's current funding formula. Describes the MAEP calculation method and an analysis of current finance flaws. Follows with policy recommendations.

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