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Governor:Phil Scott
Education Commissioner:Rebecca Holcombe
Quality Counts state grade:B-
Pre-K-12 enrollment:87,311
Number of school districts:360
Number of public schools:316
Number of public school teachers:8,276
Unadjusted education spending per student:$16,988
Percent minority students:8.7%
Percent of students eligible for free/reduced price lunch:39.0%
Percent of students with disabilities:16.1%
Percent of English-language learners:1.7%
NAEP Mathematics 2015 percent proficient
4th grade math:42.2%
8th grade math:39.4%
NAEP Reading 2015 percent proficient
4th grade reading:42.9%
8th grade reading:44.8%

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May 2, 2019 – AP
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This Quality Counts 2019 Highlights Report captures all the data you need to assess your state's performance on key educational outcomes.
January 16, 2019 – Quality Counts
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June 18, 2018 – Education Week
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January 17, 2018 – Quality Counts
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November 8, 2017 – Education Week
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January 18, 2017 – Education Week
This Quality Counts 2017 Highlights Report captures all the data you need to assess your state's performance on key educational outcomes.
January 4, 2017 – Quality Counts
Aiming to get beyond just spreadsheets and test scores, Vermont and other states experiment with new ways to scope out schools' strengths and weaknesses.
September 28, 2016 – Education Week

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