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Governor:Maggie Hassan
Commissioner of Education:Virginia M. Barry
Quality Counts state grade:B-
Pre-K-12 enrollment:184,925
Number of school districts:176
Number of public schools:482
Number of public school teachers:14,826
Unadjusted education spending per student:$13,721
Percent minority students:11.4%
Percent of students eligible for free/reduced price lunch:27.8%
Percent of students with disabilities:15.6%
Percent of English-language learners:1.9%
NAEP Mathematics 2015 percent proficient
4th grade math:51.4%
8th grade math:46.3%
NAEP Reading 2015 percent proficient
4th grade reading:45.9%
8th grade reading:45.0%

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Here are summaries of recent annual addresses by governors around the country.
February 17, 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.
January 7, 2016 – Quality Counts
A half-dozen White House hopefuls talk common core, teachers' unions, and the federal role in K-12 at a New Hampshire event.
August 26, 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.
June 4, 2015 – Education Week
New Hampshire schools demonstrate how competency-based education offers a positive, skills-based approach to standards learning, writes Ronald A. Wolk.
March 18, 2015 – Education Week

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