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LWW
07-09-2011, 01:16 PM
New Jersy spends $9,488 more per student than Utah ... yet their students produce SAT scores 151 points lower.

South Dakota spends $7,949 per student ... yet finishes 5th in the nation.

Washington DC spends $14,214 per student ... and finishes 50th of 51.

Nine of the top ten spending states finished in the bottom twenty as far as results ... and the lone exception, Massachusetts, was buried deep into the bottom half.

Meanwhile, 5 of the top 10 in results were in the bottom half in spending per student.

Also. 11 of the top 20 performers were in the lowest 20 in spending.

<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body"> State Ed Spend SAT Rank
1 New Jersey 15,033 36
2 New York 14,593 44
3 DC 14,214 50
4 Connecticut 13,059 31
5 Vermont 12,749 30
6 Rhode Island 12,425 41
7 Massachusetts 12,398 29
8 Delaware 11,619 43
9 Alaska 11,551 33
10 Maine 11,014 51
11 Pennsylvania 10,900 45
12 Wyoming 10,852 16
13 Maryland 10,682 37
14 New Hampshire 10,405 26
15 Wisconsin 10,388 6
16 Michigan 9,947 13
17 Ohio 9,936 23
18 West Virginia 9,609 32
19 Hawaii 9,581 48
20 Indiana 9,498 38
21 Illinois 9,473 2
22 Virginia 9,463 34
23 Nebraska 9,365 9
24 Minnesota 9,284 3
25 Montana 8,661 22
26 Oregon 8,595 27
27 Georgia 8,589 46
28 Iowa 8,479 1
29 Kansas 8,440 7
30 California 8,418 35
31 Missouri 8,368 4
32 New Mexico 8,342 21
33 North Dakota 8,337 7
34 Colorado 8,334 18
35 Washington 8,218 25
36 Louisiana 8,167 14
37 Arkansas 8,156 11
38 South Carolina 8,039 49
39 South Dakota 7,949 5
40 Texas 7,716 42
41 Florida 7,683 47
42 Kentucky 7,595 15
43 Alabama 7,532 19
44 North Carolina 7,352 41
45 Tennessee 7,295 10
46 Nevada 7,246 41
47 Oklahoma 7,039 12
48 Mississippi 6,973 17
49 Idaho 6,729 24
50 Arizona 6,586 29
51 Utah 5,555 20 </div></div>

OH DEAR! (http://blog.bestandworststates.com/2009/02/14/graduation-rates-sat-scores-and-educational-spending.aspx)

OH MY! (http://blog.bestandworststates.com/2009/08/25/state-sat-scores-2009.aspx)