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Governor:Rick Snyder
State Superintendent of Public Instruction:Sheila Alles (Acting)
Quality Counts state grade:C
Pre-K-12 enrollment:1,537,922
Number of school districts:938
Number of public schools:3,637
Number of public school teachers:85,038
Unadjusted education spending per student:$11,110
Percent minority students:32.3%
Percent of students eligible for free/reduced price lunch:46.6%
Percent of students with disabilities:12.9%
Percent of English-language learners:5.3%
NAEP Mathematics 2015 percent proficient
4th grade math:35.5%
8th grade math:31.2%
NAEP Reading 2015 percent proficient
4th grade reading:31.8%
8th grade reading:34.4%

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