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Anonymous asked in Education & ReferenceOther - Education · 4 months ago

Why are states like Mississippi, Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, South Carolina, etc some of the least educated in the US?

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  • Anonymous
    4 months ago

    I wouldn't include Kentucky in that list. They have excellent universities there. Alabama has good schools, too. And so does South Carolina.

  • Anonymous
    4 months ago

    they have practical knowledge where big city mindset is magic answer of college 

    big city people think other people's money should fund education

    those states will not sell them selves to bondage of the big brother money 

    these same people wonder why college educated people are so inept in real life ways  

    as more and more people have college degrees the value of those degrees goes down.... but skills like how to plant a crop, water, harvest and take care of the equipment to do so are always in demand and people with college degrees do not have those skills 

  • 4 months ago

    demographics, lack of money to fund schools, somebody has to be at the bottom

  • 4 months ago

    Assuming you mean the percentage of college graduates in the state, those states were and are largely agricultural. People who own farms don't see the need for a post secondary education. Back in the 1800s, people on farms rarely went past the 8th grade. They needed a little math and a little reading and writing to send away for seeds and things. It still isn't necessary to have a college degree if you're going to take over the family farm. That's also the reason those states are the poorest, and the reason they are red states-- all over the world, people in agricultural areas tend to be conservative politically. So maybe the next time you eating the produce grown in those states, you'll be less inclined to look down your nose at them. 

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  • 4 months ago

    States don't go to school. People do.

  • 4 months ago

    Lots of Colored Folks in those states

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