MN Kids Among Highest in Nation in Math, Science

Created: 12/12/2012 9:24 AM KSTP.com By: Jennie Olson

We already know our kids are smart, and now we have a little more proof.

A new report from the National Center for Educational Statistics that shows Minnesota students scored among the highest in the nation and the world in both math and science.

Of the U.S. and international schools participating in the study, Minnesota eighth graders scored the sixth highest in science and seventh highest in math.