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.  


Constitutional Amendments on the November Ballot

When Alabama voters go to the polls on November 8, they will be asked to consider adding 35 more amendments Read the full release.  


New College-Going Rates by High School

Click here to print What percentage of the graduates from your local high school go on to college? Where do Read the full release.  


First Meeting of Task Force on Budget Reform Wednesday

By on September 26th, 2016 in , , , : in State & Local Government

A newly formed Joint Legislative Task Force on Budget Reform meets for the first time this week in Montgomery: a Read the full release.