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Men's Health Rates Madison "Most Educated"

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Madison has soared to the top of Men's Health magazine's list of 100 most educated cities in America, surpassing cities like Plano, TX; Raleigh, NC; and, Burlington, VT.

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"It is all about education there," said David Zinczenko, editor-in-chief of Men's Health and editorial director of Women's Health, about Madison. According to Zinczenki, "the city has a large population of students, unemployment is low compared to the national average of 9.3 percent and it has good businesses, including biotech and medical supply companies," Reuters reported.

The magazine compiled the list by looking at the high school graduation rates of the cities, as well as U.S. Census figures on school enrollment and the education levels of people over 25 years old. It also researched the number of households with student loans and people taking adult education courses.