We’re third-best educated

Minnesota is among the best educated states in the country, according to a recent report.

With 46.6 percent of the working-age population holding at least a two-year college degree, Minnesota is No. 3 among the states, according to the report by the Lumina Foundation, a private organization focused on education. The rate in Wisconsin was 39.6 percent, just above the national average.

The national average was 38.7 percent.

The top-ranked states were Massachusetts, 50.8 percent with degrees; and Colorado, 47 percent. Lowest ranked was West Virginia with 27.8 percent.