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Massachusetts has the best public education system out of all US states, according to an annual ranking.
The US News and World Report rankings looked at how well states are educating their students in preschool, K-12 and higher education.
It examines performance in areas like preschool enrollment, math and reading scores, college readiness, graduation rates, tuition and fees, and debt at graduation.
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Massachusetts was ranked as having the best public education system out of all US states, according to an annual ranking.

The US News and World Report rankings looked at how well states are educating their students in preschool, K-12 and higher education after examining areas like preschool enrollment, math and reading scores, college readiness, graduation rates, tuition and fees, and debt at graduation.

While Massachusetts topped the list, Alabama and New Mexico ranked the lowest.

The rankings come as part of US News and World Report’s “Best States” ranking for 2019, which looks at the quality of health care, education, and infrastructure in every state, as well as their economies and quality of life.

Here are the states ranked in order of the quality of their public education systems:

50. Alabama

Alabama was ranked 49th for pre-k to 12th grade and 47th for higher education.

49. New Mexico

New Mexico was ranked 50th for pre-k to 12th grade and 29th for higher education.

48. Louisiana

Louisiana was ranked 46th for pre-k to 12th grade and 49th for higher education.

47. Alaska

Alaska was ranked 47th for pre-k to 12th grade and 36th for higher education.

46. Mississippi

Mississippi was ranked 45th for pre-k to 12th grade and 33rd for higher education.

45. Nevada

Nevada was ranked 48th for pre-k to 12th grade and 18th for higher education.

44. West Virginia

West Virginia was ranked 42nd for pre-k to 12th grade and 45th for higher education.

43. South Carolina

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