Quality Counts

Florida's public schools took a tumble in a major national educational ranking. Florida has fallen to number 28 in the nation.

Under Education Week’s new metrics, Florida’s grade went from a B-minus to a C: with the state taking a hit for having one of the lowest per-pupil spending rates in the nation. That’s despite education making up the second largest piece of the state budget.

The state did earn marks for student achievement.