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Governor:Mike Pence
Superintendent of Public Instruction:Glenda Ritz
Quality Counts state grade:C
Pre-K-12 enrollment:1,047,385
Number of school districts:377
Number of public schools:1,928
Number of public school teachers:59,823
Unadjusted education spending per student:$9,566
Percent minority students:28.3%
Percent of students eligible for free/reduced price lunch:49.2%
Percent of students with disabilities:16.2%
Percent of English-language learners:5.3%
NAEP Mathematics 2015 percent proficient
4th grade math:49.7%
8th grade math:38.7%
NAEP Reading 2015 percent proficient
4th grade reading:39.9%
8th grade reading:37.1%

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Indiana teachers of increasingly popular classes that allow high school students to earn college credit hours will have five additional years to meet new academic requirements for those courses, a regional accreditation agency says.
December 27, 2016 – AP
Political heartburn continues in the Hoosier State over high-stakes assessments, with the issue spilling over into this year's contests for governor and state schools superintendent.
October 5, 2016 – Education Week
Leaders of an Indiana system make sure that the central office, not just principals and teachers, help carry the weight of school turnaround efforts.
September 28, 2016 – Education Week

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