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Report: Massachusetts Smartest State In America

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Massachusetts State House in Boston (credit: AP)

Massachusetts State House in Boston (credit: AP)

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Doug Cope is a reporter/anchor at WBZ, and host of the daily feature...
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BOSTON (CBS) – A new survey says Massachusetts is most-educated state in the nation.

The Kauffman Foundation looked at the education of each state’s work force.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Doug Cope reports

It found 61-percent of residents in the Commonwealth have some college education and 16-percent have advanced degrees.

Maryland and Colorado were second and third in the survey, followed by three New England states – Connecticut, Vermont and New Hampshire.

More than 60-percent of New Hampshire residents have been to college and more than 11-percent have advanced degrees.

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