New Jersey and Massachusetts earn the nation’s highest overall marks on the “Quality Counts 2019” report card, with grades of B-plus. New Mexico gets the nation’s lowest grade, a D. In all, 32 states receive grades between C-plus and C-minus.
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A version of this article appeared in the September 04, 2019 edition of Education Week