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New Jersey schools top latest Quality Counts ranking

September 6, 2019

The latest Quality Counts report, the third of three installments this year, is based on a 100-point scale that accounts for three indicators developed by the Education Week Research Center: The Chance for Success Index, which takes into account educational opportunities from birth to career entrance; a School Finance category, which analyzes relative state spending and the equity of educational funding distribution across districts in each state; and a K-12 Achievement Index score, which was based this year primarily on 2017 National Assessment of Educational Progress scores updated with the latest AP test scores and high school graduation rates.

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