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Governor: Mike DeWine
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:37.5%
NAEP Reading 2015 percent proficient
4th grade reading:36.1%
8th grade reading:39.1%

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June 10, 2015 – Education Week
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June 4, 2015 – Education Week
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June 3, 2015 – Education Week
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April 13, 2015 – Education Week
The CAO of the Cleveland public schools is trying to set higher academic expectations for a district with a high school graduation rate of 64 percent.
March 18, 2015 – Education Week
Scores from tests aligned with the new standards are widely expected to be lower than the results of previous assessments, and states want to head off a backlash.
March 18, 2015 – Education Week
The case before the high court asks whether teachers' duty to report suspected child abuse makes them adjuncts of law enforcement when it comes to prosecution.
February 25, 2015 – Education Week
This Quality Counts 2015 Highlights Report captures all the data you need to assess your state's performance on key educational outcomes.
January 8, 2015 – Quality Counts
Through parent math nights, letters home, and videos, schools are providing a quieter counterpoint to media critiques of the math standards.
December 3, 2014 – Education Week
An Ohio higher education coalition is the first to win a new prize for metropolitan areas that boost their numbers of college graduates.
November 5, 2014 – Education Week

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