Special Report

This Is the Least Educated State in America

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45. New Mexico
> Overall score: 39.6
> Educational attainment rank: 34
> School quality rank: 49

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44. Idaho
> Overall score: 41.0
> Educational attainment rank: 44
> School quality rank: 43

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43. West Virginia
> Overall score: 41.8
> Educational attainment rank: 41
> School quality rank: 44

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42. Alaska
> Overall score: 42.9
> Educational attainment rank: 22
> School quality rank: 50

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41. Alabama
> Overall score: 43.6
> Educational attainment rank: 45
> School quality rank: 39

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