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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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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
Here are summaries of recent annual addresses by governors around the country.
January 20, 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
The state's decision to close its preschool pilot program to 4-year-olds who are not legal U.S. residents has raised sticky questions about access.
September 9, 2015 – Education Week
This Diplomas Count 2015 State Graduation Brief contains state-specific data on high school completion and includes a special focus on students with disabilities. The information is presented in a series of charts and graphs, and includes comparisons to national averages.
June 4, 2015 – Education Week
Roughly half of the state's 1.1 million schoolchildren are eligible for vouchers, including students who have never attended public schools.
March 25, 2015 – Education Week
Officials scramble to cut back the length of time needed for the Indiana's state assessment, amid a continued tussle over education leadership in the state.
February 25, 2015 – Education Week
As the charter sector matures, it faces increasing pressure to close schools that fail to perform—a situation that could become more common.
November 5, 2014 – Education Week
Though most states are seeking some of the $250 million in federal aid for expanded preschool, there's been partisan tension in a handful that didn't apply.
November 5, 2014 – Education Week
While former Indiana state chief Tony Bennett is cleared of ethics allegations in the changing of a charter school's grade, the state is considering major changes in the grading system he championed.
August 6, 2014 – Education Week

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