Chariho School Parents’ Forum

March 19, 2007

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Report on Education

Filed under: Budget,National,State-wide,Student Performance — Editor @ 7:02 pm

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has released the "Leaders and Laggards" report on education.  Rhode Island has a cumulative GPA of 0.9, the lowest in the nation. 

Find the report here.

RI ranks 36th in Academic Achievement (D), 40th in Academic Achievement of Low Income and Minority Students (F) (6 states did not get ranked on this measure),  44th on Return on Investment (F), 9th on Truth in Advertising (B), 38th in Rigor of Standards (D) (3 states did not register standards), 31st on Post Secondary and Workforce Readiness (D), 51st in 21st Century Teaching Force (F), 51st in Flexibility in Management and Policy, 35th in Data Quality (C).


1 Comment »

  1. This is so embarrassing. At least we were mostly honest.

    Comment by BarbaraC — March 25, 2007 @ 8:35 pm | Reply

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