Report: Utah education ranks below national average

Posted at 11:15 AM, Feb 01, 2013
and last updated 2013-02-01 13:22:26-05

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.