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Editorial: Where all children are above average

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The good news is, Minnesota and North Dakota ranked well in a new study that compares eighth graders’ math and science test scores to the scores in other countries.


As for the bad news -well, there really isn’t much “bad” news in a report in which both North Dakota and Minnesota score high.

So let’s just point to the “challenging” news, which is that a handful of other states do better – and a number of other countries do notably better than that.

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