New Jersey and Massachusetts post the highest overall scores on the “Quality Counts 2020” final report card, earning the only B-plus grades. New Mexico is the lowest with a D-plus. The EdWeek Research Center also offers breakouts of the top-five and bottom-five states, along with the five most-improved and the five that posted the largest declines from last year’s report.
For a description of what these education indicators mean, view the grading scale and methodology.
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- Get more information on individual states with State Highlights Reports
- View the grading scale, methodology, sources, and notes
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A version of this article appeared in the September 02, 2020 edition of Education Week