Alabama’s future depends on a vibrant and growing workforce. The ability to grow and retain talent will determine the long-term career prospects for our state and its people. PARCA studies school performance and the process of aligning training programs to industry needs, which develops a cradle to career talent pipeline.

PARCA provides:
Analysis of statewide school performance.
Deep dives into school systems’ performance, including by student sub-groups.
Comparisons of school system expenditures to recognized best practices.
Implement technologies to simplify schools’ budgeting and reporting.


2013 School System Performance on the Alabama Math and Reading Test

In the spring of 2013, Alabama students in grades 3-8 took the Alabama Reading and Math Test (ARMT) for the Read the full release.  


Higher Education Enrollment Down Slightly in 2013

Enrollment at Alabama colleges and universities was down slightly this fall, according to data released this month by the Alabama Read the full release.