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-Spencer L. Simons, former Director, O'Quinn Law Library and Associate Professor of Law
Sunday, April 9, 2017
States Perform Website
Looking for a way to compare the states on various
performance measures?One resource that
can help with this is States Perform.This website, from the Council of State Governments, allows users to
compare all 50 states on various measures related to fiscal and economic issues,
education, transportation, energy and environment, public safety and justice, and
health and human services.For instance
you can compare states on their crime rates, renewable energy generation, or
percentage of children who are immunized.You can also view or compare state trends in the data.If you don’t want to compare, you can select
a particular state to view all of its performance measures.Finally, you can create customizable charts
and maps with the data, which can be printed or downloaded in various file
To explore this data and compare the states, visit the States Perform website.