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    States w/ Percentage of Population w/ < 9yrs Education

    Here is an interesting map of the US that shows each state and it's percentage of the adult population with less than 9 years of education. Very interesting when you look at areas that have a stereotype of not being comprised of the smartest individuals...


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    Re: States w/ Percentage of Population w/ < 9yrs Education

    Sad to say it, but as an educator (fear not, I no teach the spellin') that map doesn't even surprise me.



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    Re: States w/ Percentage of Population w/ < 9yrs Education

    It is an interesting distribution...I am still trying to figure what it all means out.



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    Re: States w/ Percentage of Population w/ < 9yrs Education

    it would be interesting to know what they mean by education?

    Would this include homeschooling?

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    Re: States w/ Percentage of Population w/ < 9yrs Education

    Kinda dark red there in Kentucky... Having been there, I am not too surprised.


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    Re: States w/ Percentage of Population w/ < 9yrs Education

    Quote Originally Posted by Jeremy View Post
    Here is an interesting map of the US that shows each state and it's percentage of the adult population with less than 9 years of education. Very interesting when you look at areas that have a stereotype of not being comprised of the smartest individuals...
    Somebody needs to go back to school if they consider that a map of "the US that shows each state." Where is Hawaii and Alaska?


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    Re: States w/ Percentage of Population w/ < 9yrs Education

    Chicago is pretty light, but I think 9 years there may not equate to 9 years elsewhere ;)...

    On a related note, I looked at the &#37; of students that finish at various Chicago high schools. It was horrible.



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    Re: States w/ Percentage of Population w/ < 9yrs Education

    Quote Originally Posted by alaskaguy View Post
    Somebody needs to go back to school if they consider that a map of "the US that shows each state." Where is Hawaii and Alaska?
    I meant it shows the important states...

    Just kidding


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    Quote Originally Posted by brianhos View Post
    Kinda dark red there in Kentucky... Having been there, I am not too surprised.
    I was just gonna say it looks as though 1/2 of Kentucky drops out of high school.


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    Re: States w/ Percentage of Population w/ < 9yrs Education

    haha, looks like the "middle-east" is struggling



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    Re: States w/ Percentage of Population w/ < 9yrs Education

    Quote Originally Posted by brianhos View Post
    Kinda dark red there in Kentucky... Having been there, I am not too surprised.
    Question is, if the time ever comes to move.... do you avoid Kentucky like the plague?

    Or go and take over?



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    Quote Originally Posted by DaddyMac View Post
    Question is, if the time ever comes to move.... do you avoid Kentucky like the plague?

    Or go and take over?
    No kidding - I would assume you could get into upper management there pretty darn easily - just flash your high school diploma and they'll all drop to their knees


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    Quote Originally Posted by Jeremy View Post
    No kidding - I would assume you could get into upper management there pretty darn easily - just flash your high school diploma and they'll all drop to their knees
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    Re: States w/ Percentage of Population w/ < 9yrs Education

    Wyoming does a nice job educating its 20 kids.... lol
    Overall Iowa doesn't look too bad, not among the whitest of the bunch but of the surrounding states we looks the best if you ask me.



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    Re: States w/ Percentage of Population w/ < 9yrs Education

    Quote Originally Posted by Iastfan112 View Post
    Overall Iowa doesn't look too bad, not among the whitest of the bunch but of the surrounding states we looks the best if you ask me.
    This just sounds really bad...but I know what you meant obviously.



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