Grading Illinois Schools

Published 01/13 2012 06:46PM

Updated 01/13 2012 06:52PM

Schools across the Land of Lincoln get a "C" for educational policy and performance.

The grade was given by the newspaper, "Education Week".

Grades are based on two categories, "Student Chances for Success", which the state received a "B-".  In the "Teaching Profession" category, the state received a D+.  It averages out to a score of 76.3%, which is just below the national average (76.5%)

The top performing state overall is Maryland.  South Dakota finished last.

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