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Governor:John Kasich
Superintendent of Public Instruction:Paolo DeMaria
Quality Counts state grade:C
Pre-K-12 enrollment:1,724,810
Number of school districts:1,159
Number of public schools:3,718
Number of public school teachers:106,526
Unadjusted education spending per student:$11,354
Percent minority students:28.1%
Percent of students eligible for free/reduced price lunch:45.1%
Percent of students with disabilities:14.7%
Percent of English-language learners:2.7%
NAEP Mathematics 2015 percent proficient
4th grade math:41.2%
8th grade math:40.2%
NAEP Reading 2015 percent proficient
4th grade reading:38.7%
8th grade reading:39.1%

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February 10, 2019 – AP
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February 13, 2019 – Education Week
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January 28, 2019 – AP
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January 16, 2019 – Quality Counts
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September 14, 2018 – McClatchy-Tribune
A new state supreme court ruling will allow the Ohio state department of education to seek repayment of tens of millions of dollars from the beleaguered online charter school.
August 8, 2018 – Education Week
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June 28, 2018 – McClatchy-Tribune

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