I only recently acquired a passport as until about 5 years ago you could travel between the U.S. and Canada with just using your license but things have since changed. I found a list of the world's most and least powerful passports. Guess where the U.S. ranks?
This is one of these polls, surveys or list type things that could be considered a joke but interesting all the same. This "click through" shows every state's supposed largest deficiency. I think a few "worsts" are a stretch including to a degree Maine's distinction. See in what Maine is at it's worst.
Some people move to a town or city because of public school rankings. Usually, the so-called better schools are in more affluent areas where property values are higher and more tax dollars can be collected.