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Governor:John Lynch
Commissioner of Education:Virginia M. Barry
Quality Counts state grade:C
Pre-K-12 enrollment:194,711
Number of school districts:188
Number of public schools:480
Number of public school teachers:15,365
Unadjusted education spending per student:$13,072
Percent minority students:10.2%
Percent of students eligible for free/reduced price lunch:25.1%
Percent of students with disabilities:15.3%
Percent of English-language learners:2.0%
NAEP Mathematics 2011 percent proficient
4th grade math:51.4%
8th grade math:46.3%
NAEP Reading 2011 percent proficient
4th grade reading:45.9%
8th grade reading:45.0%

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