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Data: Mapping the States on This Year’s Quality Counts

September 03, 2019 1 min read
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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.

For a description of what these education indicators mean, view the grading scale and methodology.

Related Story: “In National Ranking of School Systems, a New State Is On Top”

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In March 2024, Education Week announced the end of the Quality Counts report after 25 years of serving as a comprehensive K-12 education scorecard. In response to new challenges and a shifting landscape, we are refocusing our efforts on research and analysis to better serve the K-12 community. For more information, please go here for the full context or learn more about the EdWeek Research Center.

A version of this article appeared in the September 04, 2019 edition of Education Week

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