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According to Education Week's Quality Counts 2011 Grades and Highlights report, South Carolina's overall grade has slipped to a C+.
The drop in overall grade also resulted in the state falling from it's 11th place national ranking in 2010 to 15th.
Here's how South Carolina scored in the six-category grading system:
- Chance for Success: C
- K-12 Achievement: D-
- Standards, Assessment and Accountability: A
- Transitions and Alignment: C-
- Teaching Profession: A
- School Finance: C-
The Post and Courier has an article on the ranking, a link to the Quality Counts report and insight on what the state needs to take away from these 2011 findings; you'll find it all right here.