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Governor:Mary Fallin
State Superintendent of Public Instruction:Joy Hofmeister
Quality Counts state grade:D+
Pre-K-12 enrollment:688,511
Number of school districts:600
Number of public schools:1,811
Number of public school teachers:42,073
Unadjusted education spending per student:$7,829
Percent minority students:49.1%
Percent of students eligible for free/reduced price lunch:60.1%
Percent of students with disabilities:15.3%
Percent of English-language learners:7.1%
NAEP Mathematics 2015 percent proficient
4th grade math:36.7%
8th grade math:22.9%
NAEP Reading 2015 percent proficient
4th grade reading:32.6%
8th grade reading:29.4%

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The Oklahoma State Department of Education reports that investigators found "a lack of institutional control" at a charter school in Tulsa, including the school superintendent once using the intercom to tell teachers to change grades.
July 1, 2018 – AP

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