Alabama spent 2019 looking back at its first 200 years of statehood. In 2020, it seems appropriate to look forward Read the full release.
Alabama’s Third Century
PARCA Roundtable Announces Class of 2020
The PARCA Roundtable Class of 2020 was announced in late December. The PARCA Roundtable is a member-based organization of young, Read the full release.
Alabama May be Catching on but Not Enough to Catch up
New estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau show Alabama attracting more migrants from other U.S. states, but the state likely Read the full release.
How Alabama Taxes Compare, 2019 Edition
Despite gaining some ground in 2017, Alabama state and local governments still collected less in taxes than state and local Read the full release.
The 2020 Census: What’s at Stake for the State of Alabama
Alabama is at risk of losing federal funding, a congressional seat, and an Electoral College vote. These outcomes are based Read the full release.
Mississippi’s Progress Not a Surprise; It was Part of a Plan
When the 2019 results of the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) were released last week, the good news was Read the full release.
Another Year of Strong Growth in Alabama Tax Collections
The thriving economy produced another year of surging tax collections for Alabama’s General Fund and Education Trust Fund (ETF), the Read the full release.
ACT WorkKeys – An Assessment of Workforce Readiness Among High School Graduates in Alabama
The WorkKeys Assessment is a standardized test given to 12th graders in Alabama public schools. The assessment is meant to Read the full release.
Cooperating for the Sake of Self-interest
Any effort to promote cooperation between governments quickly runs into skepticism. Cities and their citizens are self-interested, the thinking goes. Read the full release.
College and Career Readiness in Alabama
In 2012, the Alabama State Board of Education adopted Plan 2020, which embraced a vision for the state education system Read the full release.