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Report: Minnesota, N.D. among most educated states

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Minnesotans and North Dakotans are among the states with the highest educational attainment in the country, according to a report by a private foundation focused on education.


With 46.6 percent of the working-age population holding at least a two-year college degree, Minnesota is No. 3 among the states, the Lumina Foundation report said. That rate in North Dakot was 44.7 percent, making the state No. 10.

The national average was 38.7 percent.

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