Quality Counts 2014 - Grading Calculator

In addition to the State Report Cards interactive map, this tool lets readers calculate grades for states based on weighting schemes that they devise themselves.

For more information on the grading framework for Quality Counts 2014, read Equity in Achievement, Funding a Hurdle for States Amid Progress.

This grading calculator allows users to adjust Quality Counts category and subcategory weights in one percentage-point increments to generate new user-defined scores. Education Week Research Center scores were computed using unrounded data and cannot be precisely replicated using this online tool.

To provide the most recent data available for the respective indicator categories, the state report cards draw on the 2012 through 2014 editions of Quality Counts, as noted above.

A version of this article appeared in the January 09, 2014 edition of Education Week