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US Department of Education Releases State RankingsOct 05, 2011
Department of Education – The Department of Education has released its report ranking states according to achievement on the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP). States are ranked according to abilities in reading and math, as well as high-school and college graduation rates. Mississippi finished first in percentage of students going to college, while Alaska finished last. The District of Columbia finished first in 6-year graduation rates, with Arizona finishing at the bottom. To read the complete report and find out how your state did, visit Newly Released State-by-State Snapshot of Educational Performance.