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Governor:Eric J. Holcomb
Superintendent of Public Instruction:Jennifer McCormick
Quality Counts state grade:C
Pre-K-12 enrollment:1,046,269
Number of school districts:420
Number of public schools:1,922
Number of public school teachers:56,547
Unadjusted education spending per student:$9,548
Percent minority students:28.3%
Percent of students eligible for free/reduced price lunch:49.1%
Percent of students with disabilities:16.3%
Percent of English-language learners:5.5%
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 25, 2017 – Education Week
This Quality Counts 2017 Highlights Report captures all the data you need to assess your state's performance on key educational outcomes.
January 4, 2017 – Quality Counts
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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