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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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Here are summaries of recent annual addresses by governors around the country.
January 19, 2016 - Education Week
This Quality Counts 2016 Highlights Report captures all the data you need to assess your state's performance on key educational outcomes.
December 30, 2015 - Quality Counts
The state's decision to close its preschool pilot program to 4-year-olds who are not legal U.S. residents has raised sticky questions about access.
September 8, 2015 - Education Week
This Diplomas Count 2015 State Graduation Brief contains state-specific data on high school completion and includes a special focus on students with disabilities. The information is presented in a series of charts and graphs, and includes comparisons to national averages.
May 29, 2015 - Education Week
Roughly half of the state's 1.1 million schoolchildren are eligible for vouchers, including students who have never attended public schools.
March 24, 2015 - Education Week
Officials scramble to cut back the length of time needed for the Indiana's state assessment, amid a continued tussle over education leadership in the state.
February 24, 2015 - Education Week

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