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Minnesota Ranked Tops for Business, Education

By July 2, 2015 No Comments

Minnesota was recently ranked No. 1 in the Top States for Business 2015 study by CNBC. Key to Minnesota’s ranking is its top ranking in education, according to CNBC.

Minnesota ranked No. 2 in education. Each state was scored on more than 60 metrics in 10 categories of competitiveness.

Educators and school board members across the state can take a bow, knowing their hard work is paying off in a climate supporting businesses with careers for graduating students and in our quality of life (rated No. 3).  These are two of the 10 categories used by CNBC to create the rankings.

See the big picture with this map of the states, and dig into the rankings.