The latest estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau show a more broadly distributed pattern of population growth in 2019 with Read the full release.
2019 Alabama County and MSA Population Trends
The 2020 Census: Alabamians Are Responding
While the COVID-19 pandemic rightly consumes so much of our attention, it is important—and perhaps comforting—to remember that other important Read the full release.
Emergency Virus Containment Measures Extended Statewide
State Health Officer Scott Harris, on March 19, issued a statewide ban on gatherings of 25 people or more, ordered Read the full release.
Alabama State and Local Resources for following Coronavirus COVID-19
See the menu at the top of the PARCA homepage: Updated information available at PARCA’s Coronavirus Resource page Responding to Read the full release.
Help Wanted: Alabama’s Labor Force Participation Problem
Alabama has record low unemployment, one of the lowest unemployment rates in the country. And yet, the percentage of Alabamians Read the full release.
2019 Test Results for State Schools Show Little Change in Student Proficiency Levels
Alabama is scheduled to implement its new state education tests this spring. In the meantime, statewide results from the Scantron Read the full release.
Analysis of Amendment One: Proposing an Appointed State Board of Education
Before each election, PARCA provides an analysis of proposed statewide amendments to the Alabama Constitution. When voters go to the Read the full release.
Newly released “Education Matters” report assesses the progress of public education in supporting Alabama’s workforce initiative
In 2020, Alabama is in the midst of one of the most significant workforce initiatives in the state’s history. Reports Read the full release.
Alabama’s Third Century
Alabama spent 2019 looking back at its first 200 years of statehood. In 2020, it seems appropriate to look forward Read the full release.
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.