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View Poll Results: Best Education
Northeast 80 69.57%
Southeast 7 6.09%
West Coast 7 6.09%
Midwest 17 14.78%
Deep South 3 2.61%
Southwest 1 0.87%
Voters: 115. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 05-07-2011, 05:51 PM
 
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I'm talking in terms of both K-12 and Universities and colleges.
I think it is the Southeast. We have great universities like Duke, UNC, Emory, Georgia Tech, NCSU, and so much more.
I also believe that our K-12 system exceeds any other region. Even the inner-city schools do much better than some places.
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Old 05-07-2011, 06:48 PM
 
Location: Philly suburbs or Jersey Shore or Philadelphia
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This is extremely vague, but Northeast has the Ivy League, and California has all the UC's.
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Old 05-07-2011, 07:07 PM
 
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Also, in the NE, you can find very good urban public HS's too. Look up Buffalo's City Honors, DiVinci and Hutchinson Tech, Rochester NY's School of the Arts or Stuyvesant, Brooklyn Tech and Bronx Science, among others, in NYC.
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Old 05-07-2011, 07:33 PM
 
Location: Cleveland bound with MPLS in the rear-view
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I'm talking in terms of both K-12 and Universities and colleges.
I think it is the Southeast. We have great universities like Duke, UNC, Emory, Georgia Tech, NCSU, and so much more.
I also believe that our K-12 system exceeds any other region. Even the inner-city schools do much better than some places.
The K-12 system in the Southeast is probably the WORST in the country....not the best. I'm not sure where you came up with that notion.

I voted Northeast because of the public schools AND colleges. The Midwest is 2nd, but some Midwestern states fall behind in public schooling.
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Old 05-07-2011, 08:52 PM
 
Location: Ohio, USA
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Northeast, Upper Midwest, and Pacific Northwest
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Old 05-07-2011, 09:56 PM
 
Location: Here and there
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Well it sure as hell isn't the south, I'd say northeast, Midwest, west coast, south in that order.
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Old 05-08-2011, 03:00 AM
 
Location: Southwestern Virginia
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Northeast.
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Old 05-08-2011, 06:25 AM
 
Location: West Michigan
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Parts of the Northeast, and parts of the Midwest. I say parts because a big chunk of the Northeast has schools I wouldn't send my dog to, let alone my children. Lived in the Northeast for 20 years, moved to where I am now when my kids reached school age and I really started to look at the k-12 systems there. The places that had decent k-12 schools were not where I wanted to raise my family, so I looked further west and in the Midwest I found great schools in places I wanted to raise the family.
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Old 05-08-2011, 07:37 AM
 
Location: Jersey
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The Northeast by far, the Ivy's, great liberal arts colleges, and other top universities. Furthermore, the public school education is generally superior in the Northeast(especially compared to the West and South).
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Old 05-08-2011, 04:55 PM
 
Location: Minneapolis
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By many metrics New Hampshire, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska and the Dakotas have the best K-12 public school systems in the country, on average.
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