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Governor:Dannel P. Malloy
Commissioner of Education:Dianna R. Wentzell
Quality Counts state grade:B
Pre-K-12 enrollment:542,678
Number of school districts:205
Number of public schools:1,310
Number of public school teachers:42,062
Unadjusted education spending per student:$17,745
Percent minority students:42.7%
Percent of students eligible for free/reduced price lunch:37.7%
Percent of students with disabilities:13.5%
Percent of English-language learners:6.4%
NAEP Mathematics 2015 percent proficient
4th grade math:39.9%
8th grade math:36.2%
NAEP Reading 2015 percent proficient
4th grade reading:42.7%
8th grade reading:43.8%

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Andraya Yearwood is one of two transgender high school sprinters in Conn., transitioning to female. Critics say their gender identity amounts to an unfair advantage, expressing a familiar argument in a complex debate for transgender athletes as they break barriers across sports around the world.
February 24, 2019 – AP
When it comes to setting a child up for success in America, place matters more than ever, at least when it comes to crucial education and socioeconomic factors.
January 16, 2019 – Quality Counts

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