Report: New Jersey ranks No. 1 in education

New Jersey has been ranked No. 1 in the country for education in the last year, according to a recent report.
The report gave New Jersey a B+ with a score of 87.3. Massachusetts, Florida, Washington and Colorado rounded out the top five.
Gov. Phil Murphy says that he is proud of the accomplishment, saying, “With our historic investments in education, we're ensuring lifelong success for our students."
New Jersey devotes 5.1% of taxes to education, the third-highest in the nation.
The states were ranked on performance in higher education, along with primary and secondary schooling.
In New Jersey, 47% of residents have an associate’s degree or higher.
The report gave the United States as a whole a “C.”
New Jersey also ranked No. 4 in health care. It is based on access to medical and dental treatment for both children and adults.