SALT LAKE CITY – The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation has released a state-by-state report looks at the state of education in America through the eyes of business leaders.
According to the Huffington Post, the foundation determined these grades by looking at the number of students whose scores were proficient or advanced on the latest National Assessment for Educational Progress.
The states with the top 10 combined scores were given As, the next 10 states were given Bs and so on.
According to the report, student performance in Utah is average.
Utah received a “C” in Academic Achievement.
Utah earned an average C in college and career readiness as well as teacher quality.
The NCTQ grades states on five metrics:
- Delivering well-prepared teachers
- Expanding the pool of teachers
- Identifying effective teachers
- Retaining effective teachers
- Exiting ineffective teachers