CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – A new study ranks South Carolina last in education in the country.
The data was compiled by the US News & World Report and is a part the organization’s inaugural ranking of all the states in several categories ranging from health care to opportunity. In the overall category, South Carolina was 45th.
The US News & World Report based their education ranking on 11 different types of data including college and high school graduation rates along with test scores.
Although the Palmetto State ranked well in 4-year degrees and Pre-K quality, the state’s test scores and college readiness floundered relative to other states.
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