Oklahoma is No. 10, rounding out the top offender list with a high school graduation rate of 73.9 percent, shows a study from 247WallSt.com. Per-student expenditure is the eighth lowest in the nation at $9,075. Our overall score was a 64.2, a D.
The silver lining here is
that somehow, we also scored an A in accountability, standards and
assessments. Yay, standardized testing? Maybe thats what pushed us over
that heap. (Were guessing on that last one. We never learned how to
The No. 1 worst
state was Mississippi with a state score of 57.1, per-student
expenditure of $9,542 and high school graduation rate of 64.4 percent,
shows 247WallSt.com. It got a D.