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About the Midwest Region

Geographically defined by four of the Great Lakes and the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers, REL Midwest’s seven-state region comprises 10 percent of the nation's land mass and is home to more than 54.8 million people—almost 18 percent of the nation's population. Nearly 552,000 teachers serve approximately 8.6 million students in some 20,000 schools. According to 2010 U.S. Census data, Illinois, Michigan, and Ohio are among the 10 most populous states in the country. 

REL Midwest created profiles of each of the seven Midwest states to provide a snapshot of the educational landscape in the region.  

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