Civic Report No. 24 December 2002


2001 Education Freedom Index

Table A: Effect of Change in Method for Computing the Education Freedom Index

State

EFI 2001 Score

EFI 2001 Rank

EFI 2001 Score, Using Old Method

EFI 2001 Rank, Using Old Method

Alabama

1.50

41

1.20

44

Alaska

1.62

38

1.29

41

Arizona

2.94

1

2.67

1

Arkansas

1.76

32

1.72

22

California

2.11

14

1.85

15

Colorado

2.16

12

2.04

10

Connecticut

1.84

24

1.79

17

Delaware

2.40

3

2.23

2

Florida

2.39

4

2.07

9

Georgia

1.68

35

1.35

39

Hawaii

0.88

50

0.70

50

Idaho

2.20

11

2.07

8

Illinois

1.94

21

1.55

30

Indiana

2.15

13

1.88

14

Iowa

1.76

33

1.72

23

Kansas

1.96

20

1.57

28

Kentucky

1.44

43

1.15

46

Louisiana

1.84

23

1.63

25

Maine

2.09

15

1.83

16

Maryland

1.37

46

1.10

48

Massachusetts

1.66

36

1.49

33

Michigan

2.26

9

2.12

5

Minnesota

2.37

5

2.22

3

Mississippi

1.64

37

1.31

40

Missouri

2.26

8

1.96

12

Montana

1.79

29

1.43

37

Nebraska

2.02

18

1.93

13

Nevada

1.40

45

1.12

47

New Hampshire

2.04

17

1.79

18

New Jersey

2.43

2

2.10

6

New Mexico

2.02

19

1.77

19

New York

1.75

34

1.56

29

North Carolina

1.80

27

1.44

36

North Dakota

1.43

44

1.46

35

Ohio

1.82

26

1.62

26

Oklahoma

2.23

10

2.10

7

Oregon

2.06

16

1.65

24

Pennsylvania

1.86

22

1.49

32

Rhode Island

1.35

48

1.08

49

South Carolina

1.59

39

1.27

42

South Dakota

1.78

31

1.74

21

Tennessee

1.53

40

1.54

31

Texas

2.32

7

2.02

11

Utah

1.34

49

1.39

38

Vermont

1.83

25

1.46

34

Virginia

1.47

42

1.17

45

Washington

1.79

28

1.75

20

West Virginia

1.36

47

1.25

43

Wisconsin

2.36

6

2.21

4

Wyoming

1.79

30

1.59

27

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