In ranking key education indicators, the publication Education Week gave Massachusetts the only A on its Chance-for-Success Index, while Connecticut, New Hampshire and New Jersey each earned an A-minus. The country as a whole earned a C-plus in the same category. Mississippi, Nevada and New Mexico each received a D-plus. The annual Quality Counts report looks at data from a number of key areas and grades states on their education policies and performance in four areas: the Chance-for-Success Index; standards, testing and accountability; teachers; and education finance.
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Filed under: Education News on January 17th, 2010