Alabama had the nation’s second-lowest tax collections per capita in 2018, the first time since the 1990s that any other Read the full release.
How Alabama Taxes Compare, 2020 Edition
Alabama Tax Revenues Remarkably Resilient in 2020
Tax revenue flowing into Alabama’s General Fund and Education Trust Fund held up surprisingly well in 2020 fiscal year in Read the full release.
Proposed Statewide Amendment Analysis for November 3
When voters go to the polls on November 3, they will not only be voting in the primary race for Read the full release.
Raising Educational Attainment by Keeping College Graduates
Only about half the students who earn four-year degrees from Alabama colleges are found to be working in the state Read the full release.
Agenda for Alabama’s Third Century: Raising Educational Attainment for All
While Alabama continues to gain on other states in the percentage of adults with a high school diploma, it is Read the full release.
Alabama First Class Pre-K Research Gains National Exposure
The National Institute of Early Education Research (NIEER) at Rutgers University has recognized research on the persistence of the impact Read the full release.
The 2020 Census: Is Alabama Census Falling Short?
The 2020 Census is nearing its end—and apparently earlier than expected. NPR first reported that the U.S. Census Bureau plans Read the full release.
COVID-19 and Public Education: Lessons Learned Last Spring
Alabama schools are set to re-open in August, with plans for local systems to offer educational services through traditional on-campus Read the full release.
School Discipline and Race in Alabama
Black students face harsher disciplinary measures than white students for similar offenses, a PARCA review of public school disciplinary records Read the full release.
A Statement from PARCA
PARCA—the Public Affairs Research Council of Alabama— works to inform and improve state and local government in Alabama through independent, Read the full release.