Absent immigration from other states or from abroad, Alabama’s working-age population is on track to shrink in coming years, according Read the full release.
Alabama Population Dynamics and Workforce
Progress Made But Over 20% of Alabama 3rd Graders Not Reading on Grade Level
Fewer third graders scored below grade level in reading in 2022 compared to the previous year, according to results released Read the full release.
Success Plus Initiative – Halfway to Success
Halfway to 2025, Alabama is slightly behind pace to meet its goal of adding 500,000 new skilled workers to its Read the full release.
Alabama Public Opinion Survey 2022
With elections for governor and legislature pending in the fall, Alabamians are united in support for public investment in education Read the full release.
2021 Population Change in Alabama Cities
Each year, PARCA analyzes population estimates issued by the U.S. Census Bureau. Visualizations of the population estimates and change for Read the full release.
State Parks Constitutional Amendment on May Primary Ballot
When voters go to the polls on May 24, they will be asked to vote on a single amendment to Read the full release.
Graduation and College and Career Readiness Rates Steady, Gap Persists
With graduation season now upon us, new data allows us to look back at statistics for last May’s public high Read the full release.
PARCA Report Highlights Challenges of Municipal Financial Comparison, Examines City Tax Collections
Our 2022 edition of How Alabama Cities Compare (the tenth edition of PARCA’s study of Alabama city finances) introduces a Read the full release.
2021 Kids Count Data Book provides roadmap for helping Alabama children
VOICES for Alabama’s Children published the 2021 Alabama Kids Count Data Book this month. For the 6th year in a Read the full release.
ACT Scores Down Only a Fraction For the Class of 2021, Despite Pandemic
The average ACT score for students graduating from Alabama’s public high schools in 2021 was down only slightly, while the Read the full release.