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slides: Report Card: See New England’s School Policy + Performance Grades

Monday, January 13, 2014

 

In Education Week's newly released Quality Counts 2014, a survey of K-12 achievement, the nation as a whole earns a “C-” while Massachusetts tops the nation with an “A-” for giving its students the best “chance for success.”

Read the full article here

The survey's index for Chance for Success offers perspective on links between education and beneficial outcomes at different stages of a student’s life. The index uses 13 indicators from childhood through adulthood to measure three life stages:

*Early-childhood years

*Participation and performance in formal education

*Educational attainment and workforce outcomes during adulthood.

 

See the grades for the New England states in the slides below:

 

Related Slideshow: New England’s School Policy and Performance Grades

According to a report released by Education Week, these are the state report cards for the New England states in 2014:

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6. Maine

Chance for success: C+

National Rank: 25

K-12 achievement: C

National Rank: 13

School finance analysis: B

National Rank: 10

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5. Rhode Island

Chance for success: B-

National Rank: 21

K-12 achievement: D+

National Rank: 27

School finance analysis: B

National Rank: 5

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4. Vermont

Chance for success: B

National Rank: 7

K-12 achievement: C+

National Rank: 5

School finance analysis: B

National Rank: 6

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3. Connecticut

Chance for success: B+

National Rank: 4

K-12 achievement: C-

National Rank: 14

School finance analysis: B+

National Rank: 4

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2. New Hampshire

Chance for success: B+

National Rank: 3

K-12 achievement: C+

National Rank: 4

School finance analysis: B-

National Rank: 13

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1. Massachusetts

Chance for success: A-

National Rank: 1

K-12 achievement: B

National Rank: 1

School finance analysis: B

National Rank: 11

 
 

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