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Teacher Quality Score Card

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Teacher Quality Score Card
State (by rank) Grade State (by rank) Grade


Mississippi C-
Florida A- Ohio D+
Michigan B+ Louisiana D
California B Tennessee D
North Carolina B- Rhode Island D-
New York B- Nevada D-
Kentucky B- Idaho D-
Massachusetts B- Wisconsin D-
Colorado B- Arkansas D-
New Jersey C+ Vermont D-
Georgia C+ Wyoming F
Pennsylvania C+ Indiana F
South Carolina C+ Washington F
New Mexico C+ Iowa F
Virginia C North Dakota F
Oklahoma C Nebraska F
Maryland C Alaska F
Missouri C Hawaii F
New Hampshire C Maine F
Delaware C Alabama F
Utah C South Dakota F
Illinois C Kansas F
Minnesota C Montana F
West Virginia C- District of Columbia ---
Arizona C- Oregon ---
Connecticut C-
U.S. Average D+
Copies of the report are available for free by calling (888) 823-7474. The report can also be seen online at

SOURCE: Thomas B. Fordham Foundation.

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