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Governor:Mitch Daniels
Superintendent of Public Instruction:Tony Bennett
Quality Counts state grade:C+
Pre-K-12 enrollment:1,047,232
Number of school districts:358
Number of public schools:1,936
Number of public school teachers:58,121
Unadjusted education spending per student:$9,479
Percent minority students:26.9%
Percent of students eligible for free/reduced price lunch:46.4%
Percent of students with disabilities:15.8%
Percent of English-language learners:4.7%
NAEP Mathematics 2011 percent proficient
4th grade math:51.8%
8th grade math:38.1%
NAEP Reading 2011 percent proficient
4th grade reading:37.8%
8th grade reading:34.7%

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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
School districts aren't required to provide bus transportation for students under the state constitution, the Indiana Supreme Court said Tuesday in a ruling that could impact cash-strapped districts.
March 24, 2015 - AP

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