Biggest Little

I didn’t have an accurate perception of how Rhode Island stacks up against other states, and this report is really interesting. We have relatively high unemployment, but relatively low uninsurance. I imagine our high ranking on NCLB standards could be used to justify our relatively high per-student spending. And our little state is fairly green, ranking very near the bottom in CO2 emissions (in absolute and per capita terms).

Thanks to Dan for the link!

Biggest Little

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  1. Wow, that is a really interesting link. I guess I’m actually pretty pleased with most of that data on Rhode Island. I had no idea so many of our schools were meeting NCLB standards — I had only heard that our state’s schools were crap. Actually, I suppose both things could be true, which says something about the NCLB standards…

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