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.


K-12 Education Ranks as the #1 Priority Among Alabama Voters

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Healthcare Ranks #2 Among Alabama Voter Priorities

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Government Corruption and Ethics Ranks #3 Among Alabama Voter Priorities

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Mental Health and Substance Abuse Ranks #4 Among Alabama Voter Priorities

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Poverty and Homelessness Ranks #5 Among Alabama Voter Priorities

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Jobs and the Economy Ranks #6 Among Alabama Voter Priorities

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Crime and Public Safety Ranks #7 Among Alabama Voter Priorities

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Job Training and Workforce Development Ranks #8 Among Alabama Voter Priorities

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The State’s Image Ranks #9 among Alabama Voter Priorities

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Tax Reform Ranks #10 Among Alabama Voter Priorities

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