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Governor:Eric J. Holcomb
Superintendent of Public Instruction:Jennifer McCormick
Quality Counts state grade:C
Pre-K-12 enrollment:1,046,269
Number of school districts:420
Number of public schools:1,922
Number of public school teachers:56,547
Unadjusted education spending per student:$9,548
Percent minority students:28.3%
Percent of students eligible for free/reduced price lunch:49.1%
Percent of students with disabilities:16.3%
Percent of English-language learners:5.5%
NAEP Mathematics 2015 percent proficient
4th grade math:48.0%
8th grade math:37.4%
NAEP Reading 2015 percent proficient
4th grade reading:37.0%
8th grade reading:41.1%

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The 5,000-student Indiana Connections Academy changed its software systems, training protocols, and bathroom policies to better meet the needs of transgender students.
November 15, 2017 – Education Week
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January 25, 2017 – Education Week
This Quality Counts 2017 Highlights Report captures all the data you need to assess your state's performance on key educational outcomes.
January 4, 2017 – Quality Counts
Political heartburn continues in the Hoosier State over high-stakes assessments, with the issue spilling over into this year's contests for governor and state schools superintendent.
October 5, 2016 – Education Week
Leaders of an Indiana system make sure that the central office, not just principals and teachers, help carry the weight of school turnaround efforts.
September 28, 2016 – Education Week
A dozen states pick governors Nov. 8, and they'll play a crucial role in setting the education agenda under the new Every Student Succeeds Act.
September 21, 2016 – Education Week
Rob Goad, on leave from the office of Rep. Luke Messer, R-Ind., has been working as a Trump policy adviser in New York City.
September 7, 2016 – Education Week
Teacher shortages have continued in a number of regions, prompting legislative and administrative action.
August 24, 2016 – Education Week
Democrat Tim Kaine, a U.S. Sen. From Virginia, and Republican Gov. Mike Pence of Indiana bring varied perspectives on education as they vie for the vice presidency.
August 3, 2016 – Education Week
Colleges are working harder to provide summer experiences for top high school students who may be the first in their families to attend college.
July 20, 2016 – Education Week

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