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Governor:Kate Brown
Deputy Superintendent of Public Instruction:Salam Noor
Quality Counts state grade:C-
Pre-K-12 enrollment:577,275
Number of school districts:204
Number of public schools:1,246
Number of public school teachers:26,733
Unadjusted education spending per student:$9,543
Percent minority students:35.5%
Percent of students eligible for free/reduced price lunch:50.8%
Percent of students with disabilities:14.2%
Percent of English-language learners:8.6%
NAEP Mathematics 2015 percent proficient
4th grade math:37.1%
8th grade math:33.7%
NAEP Reading 2015 percent proficient
4th grade reading:33.9%
8th grade reading:35.7%

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November 22, 2016 – AP
Voters in Maine, Oregon, and other states are being asked to approve ballot measures that would use tax increases to increase the amount of money school districts receive each year.
September 7, 2016 – Education Week
The 5-year-old document is a public recognition of how race and ethnicity play out in students' educational outcomes, and a call to narrow achievement gaps.
June 1, 2016 – Education Week
When voters approved a huge technology project in Beaverton schools, it was clear that a shift was needed in the district's tech and instruction departments.
March 28, 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

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