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24/7 Wall St.: States with the Best and Worst Schools

States with the Best and Worst Schools

A new report has determined that the United States’ education system is improving. The bad news is that it still gets a C+.

Recently, education news and research publication Education Week released its 17th annual survey of the status of education in all 50 states. The report, entitled Quality Counts, grades each state based on six key metrics — K-12 achievement; standards, assessment and accountability; the teaching profession; school finance; students’ chances for long-term success; and transitions and alignment. Maryland ranked first for the fifth straight year, with a grade of B+, while South Dakota ranked last, with a D+. Based on Education Week’s 2012 survey, 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the states with the best and worst education systems.

These are the states with the best and worst schools.
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