Reports
September 12, 2014

Leaders & Laggards: A State-by-State Report Card on K-12 Educational Effectiveness

Leaders & Laggards: A State-by-State Report Card on K–12 Educational Effectiveness provides an  in-depth evaluation of data and a careful analysis of K–12 performance and policy across all 50 states and the District of Columbia. The 2014 edition of Leaders & Laggards updates and enhances earlier iterations of the report, shining a light both on areas of improvement as well as areas that continue to fall short. The report also features new metrics, including measures of parental choice, international competitiveness, technology policy, and fiscal responsibility. In addition, for the first time, it shows change over time in student scores between the first Leaders & Laggards report in 2007.