Student Achievement From Our Research Center Sources and Notes: How We Graded the States (Quality Counts 2021)
Additional details about how the EdWeek Research Center determines the grades given to states and the nation in the 2021 Quality Counts report.
Student Achievement From Our Research Center What’s Behind the Grades and Scores for Quality Counts 2021?
Here's a guide to the grading scale and each of the indicators that go into making up the rankings for this year's Quality Counts report.
States State and National Highlights Reports (Quality Counts 2021)
The Quality Counts 2021 State Highlights Reports capture the key data you need to assess your state’s performance.
Student Achievement From Our Research Center Where Families Are Feeling Pandemic Impacts the Worst
Recent Census data show families nationwide suffering job loss, food insecurity, and a lack of technology crucial for remote education.
Student Achievement From Our Research Center Are Today's Students Set Up for Success? Nation Earns B-Minus in Latest EdWeek Index
The grade represents steady progress on a range of academic and socioeconomic factors, but the pandemic’s full impact has yet to be felt.
States From Our Research Center State Grades on Chance for Success: 2021 Map and Rankings
Examine the grades and scores for states and the nation on the socioeconomic and other indicators in the Chance-for-Success Index.
States Nation Shows Mediocre Academic Performance as Pandemic Continues
An overall grade of C-minus on the Quality Counts’ K-12 Achievement Index, along with uneven performance from both low- and high-achieving states, illustrate the challenges ahead for school leaders.
States Nation's Schools Get a 'C' Once Again, Even as Pandemic Turns Up the Heat
New Jersey leads the states on Quality Counts 2020’s summative rankings based on previous years’ data. But the annual report card shows plenty of work needed all around as the pressure mounts.
States How School-Quality Data Can Help Leaders Weigh Risk Amid Crisis
The final installment of Quality Counts 2020 offers long-range perspective and analysis of current data from the EdWeek Research Center as school leaders work to reopen K-12 safely and efficiently amid the coronavirus pandemic.
States Coronavirus Learning Loss Risk Index Reveals Big Equity Problems
Recent Census data finds households in the South and Midwest lagging those in other regions in access to remote learning technologies and learning interactions with teachers and family members.
Education Funding Nation Gets a 'C' on School Finance, Even as Economic Downturn Takes Hold
Wyoming once again takes the top spot in Quality Counts' annual ranking of the states on school finance, while 22 states receive grades between C-minus and D-minus.