Magazine ranks New Mexico near the bottom for education

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – New Mexico’s education grades are holding steady near the bottom of the pack.

According to Education Week Magazine’s latest “Quality Counts” study, New Mexico has held onto the 49th place since 2014.

The study measures things like high school graduation rates, advanced placement results, school finances and pre-K enrollment.

Among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, the Land of Enchantment ranks just ahead of Mississippi and Nevada overall.

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