South Dakota And Iowa Both Rank Dumber Than Minnesota
There are book smarts and there are street smarts. This study shows that as far as book smarts Minnesota is beating both South Dakota and Iowa.
This doesn't mean that everyone in the Hawkeye and Rushmore states is stupid.
It seems to point out that “income has an enormous impact on educational data.”
Socioeconomic status significantly influences educational outcomes. Areas with higher rates of poverty often have substandard school systems and fewer students who are able to pursue higher education.
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Iowa placed median among the states at number 25, while South Dakota was slightly below average, ranking at number 30.
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World Population Review says "The intelligence of each state can be ranked using the following measures: IQ scores, SAT scores, ACT scores, and the percentage of college graduates in each state."
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