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Our Opinion: Minnesota 4th graders No. 1

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Next time you see a pundit on TV bemoaning America’s failing education system, turn the channel.

The Minnesota public education system is doing just fine.

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Want proof? Minnesota fourth-grade students outperformed every other state in math on the recently released 2013 National Assessment of Educational Progress — sometimes called “the Nation’s Report Card.”

That’s right — those kids are No. 1.

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