According to an Education Week national report released this morning, Florida ranked 30th in the nation on education quality and was given an overall grade of C-. That's worse than last year, when the state came in No. 28.
The education newspaper uses three indexes in making up the Quality Counts’ ranking system.
The Chance-for-Success Index combines data from 13 indicators that span a person’s life from cradle to career. Florida ranked 37th with a cumulative grade of a C.