Education Week has released their 2013 “Quality Counts” report that grades each state’s education performance.
The study grades examines six areas: chances for success; K-12 achievement; assessment and accountability; transitions and alignment; teaching profession; and school finance.
Maryland came in first place for the 5th year straight, with a grade of a B+. The national average was a C+.
Utah scored below the national average, receiving a C. Utah’s lowest category was school finance, ranking 47th.
Full report: click here.