Buckeye State gets a C from 'Education Week'

Ohio earned a C in educational performance in the latest annual scorecard from the Education Week Research Center. 

According to the report, which looks at nationwide and state-specific data from 2017, the United States scored 74.2—a C—the same grade earned by 34 of 50 states. None got an A.

Other than Wyoming, none of the nine states that earned a B are farther west than Pennsylvania. Ohio’s score of 74.2 ranked No. 22; Massachusetts was the highest-scoring state at 86.5. 

Grading criteria included academic rigor, minority access to high-level math, segregation, income, technology, age of school buildings and graduation rates. The center is part of Editorial Projects in Education, the nonprofit publisher of Education Week and other titles. 

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