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Study ranks CT as top school system in America

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The WalletHub "conducted an in-depth analysis of 2017's States with the Best & Worst School Systems" and released the results of that study on Monday morning.  Connecticut was ranked 8th in the study. (WalletHub) The WalletHub "conducted an in-depth analysis of 2017's States with the Best & Worst School Systems" and released the results of that study on Monday morning.  Connecticut was ranked 8th in the study. (WalletHub)
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A recent study looked at the best school systems in America and Connecticut received high marks in the report. 

The WalletHub "conducted an in-depth analysis of 2017's States with the Best & Worst School Systems" and released the results of that study on Monday morning. 

The Connecticut ranked eighth overall while the top five spots went to Massachusetts, New Jersey, New Hampshire, Wisconsin, and Vermont, respectively. 

The report "compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 21 key measures of quality and safety." Connecticut ranked the following top categories: 

  • 23rd – Math Test Scores
  • 4th – Reading Test Scores
  • 8th – Pupil-Teacher Ratio
  • 1st – Median ACT Score
  • 27th – % of Licensed/Certified Public K–12 Teachers
  • 14th – Dropout Rate
  • 11th – Bullying Incidence Rate
  • 26th – % of Threatened/Injured High School Students

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