Education Week Publishes ‘Quality Counts’ Report, Gives U.S. Schools ‘Average’ Rating
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The Quality Counts report also considered the effects of the Great Recession on the nation's schools, budget and staff cuts, but given the percentage of recovery expenditures spent on US education (nearly one third of $243 billion), the report concludes that the US has still done very little to improve opportunities for overall success in students' lives.
Want to find out how your state did in the Quality 2011 Report? Visit Education Week to read the full report and view your individual state's grade with their interactive state report cards.