BOSTON (CBS) – New England is a safe place for students to return to the classroom, a new report found.
WalletHub ranked the safest states in the country for students to get back to school. All six New England states were listed in the Top 10.READ MORE: They Have A Winner! Tewksbury Police Have Chosen Backyard Rink For Pick-Up Hockey Game
Vermont was ranked as the No. 1 state, followed by Maine, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts and New Hampshire.READ MORE: Tufts Medical Center Converting Its Children's Hospital Into Adult ICU
Rhode Island came in at No. 6, while Connecticut was ranked No. 10.MORE NEWS: Massachusetts Reports 14,384 New COVID Cases, 86 Additional Deaths
The list was created using 15 key metrics, including number of child COVID-19 cases per 100,000 children, average class size, and ratio of students to school nurses.