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|Superintendent of Public Instruction:||Cindy Hill|
|Quality Counts state grade:||C+|
|Number of school districts:||54|
|Number of public schools:||360|
|Number of public school teachers:||7,127|
|Unadjusted education spending per student:||$15,232|
|Percent minority students:||19.0%|
|Percent of students eligible for free/reduced price lunch:||37.0%|
|Percent of students with disabilities:||17.1%|
|Percent of English-language learners:||2.9%|
|NAEP Mathematics 2011 percent proficient|
|4th grade math:||43.9%|
|8th grade math:||37.4%|
|NAEP Reading 2011 percent proficient|
|4th grade reading:||34.4%|
|8th grade reading:||37.7%|
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Thirteen Western states that are home to more than 93 percent of the nation’s federally owned land have formed a coalition to lobby Washington for an annual $4 billion in lost local and state property-tax revenues on the federal land, nearly $1.9 billion of which would have gone to pay for public education.
December 12, 2006 - Education Week
As the 109th Congress begins this week, the Senate education committee is expected to get a new chairman—Sen. Michael B. Enzi of Wyoming—who observers say will bring to the job a blend of pragmatic conservatism and a keen appreciation for the challenges of rural communities.
January 4, 2005 - Education Week
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