Our $25,000 investment

By on May 24th, 2017 in : in FP - What People Say

WHAT PEOPLE SAY “Our $25,000 investment with PARCA saved us $7.5 million.” -Todd Strange, Mayor of Montgomery

Of the millions we invested

By on May 24th, 2017 in : in FP - What People Say

WHAT PEOPLE SAY “Of the millions we invested in Dothan Schools, the $20,000 we spent on PARCA was the most Read the full release.  

PARCA compares municipal finances in Alabama, gets mayors’ perspective

How Alabama Cities Finances Compare How Alabama City Finances Compare is the ninth edition of PARCA’s study of Alabama city Read the full release.  

PARCA’s 2017 Public Opinion Survey Results are Here

Today, PARCA released the results of its annual public opinion survey. The poll of over 350 Alabama residents was conducted Read the full release.  

Number and Percentage of Workforce Ready Graduates Increased in 2016

By on April 10th, 2017 in : in Education & Workforce Development

Just over 60 percent of Alabama’s 2016 high school graduates scored “workforce ready” in 2016, according to new results from Read the full release.  

Remembering PARCA Founder Former Governor Albert Brewer

By on January 3rd, 2017 in : in News & Events

We at the Public Affairs Research Council of Alabama remember our founder, Governor Albert P. Brewer, who died January 2, Read the full release.  

2016 Aspire Results for the Schools and Systems

Click here to print New data show Alabama students improving performance in math, reading, and science on the ACT Aspire, Read the full release.  

2016 ACT Results by System and School

Click here to print Alabama’s 2016 school and system-level results for the ACT, the widely-known test of college readiness, are Read the full release.  

What is the Budget Reform Task Force Studying?

By on November 7th, 2016 in , , , : in State & Local Government

The Alabama Legislature’s Joint Legislative Task Force on Budget Reform met for a third time this week in Montgomery continuing Read the full release.  

Lackluster 2016 Receipts to General Fund and ETF

Both the accounts that pay for state government operations, the General Fund and the Education Trust Fund (ETF), ended the 2016 Read the full release.