Study: CA Lawmakers Are Nation’s Most Educated

View Comments
(credit: AP)

(credit: AP)

Election Returns
Photo Galleries

SACRAMENTO (AP) — A study shows California lawmakers are the nation’s most educated.

The Washington, D.C.-based Chronicle of Higher Education says 90 percent of California’s legislators have at least a bachelor’s degree and 84 percent went to a public college.

Virginia is the second most-educated legislature, followed by Nebraska, New York and Florida.

The study released Monday compares education levels of all 50 state legislatures. The Sacramento Bee says Arkansas has the least-educated statehouse: 25 percent of its members didn’t attend college.

(© Copyright 2011 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 3,848 other followers