Education Week: NC schools earn a C-

Education Week released the 2019 Quality Counts Report Card.  The report card evaluates state public school systems using three categories: Chance for Success, School Finance, and K-12 Achievement.

North Carolina earned a C+ for Chance for Success, a D for School Finance, and a C- for K-12 Achievement.  The overall grade was a C-.

In the Southeast, North Carolina essentially tied Kentucky and ranked higher than Tennessee, South Carolina, Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana.  Georgia, Florida, and Virginia ranked highest in the region.

New Jersey took the top spot, while New Mexico was dead last.

Terry Stoops / Vice President for Research and Director of Education Studies

Terry Stoops is the Vice President for Research and Director of Education Studies at the John Locke Foundation. Before joining the Locke Foundation, he worked as the progra...

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