Metro Jackson receiving most special education vouchers

According to information provided by the state Department of Education, 156 of the 435 vouchers awarded for the current school year, over one-third, came from the Metro Jackson counties of Hinds, Rankin and Madison.

In addition, another 34 of the students receiving the $6,494 in state funds to attend the private schools are from DeSoto County – a suburb of Memphis – and 228 of the participants come from eight school districts.

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