In late 2017, the Public Affairs Research Council of Alabama (PARCA) surveyed Alabama voters to determine their thoughts about the Read the full release.
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.
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
Healthcare Ranks #2 Among Alabama Voter Priorities
Government Corruption and Ethics Ranks #3 Among Alabama Voter Priorities
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Ranks #4 Among Alabama Voter Priorities
Poverty and Homelessness Ranks #5 Among Alabama Voter Priorities
Jobs and the Economy Ranks #6 Among Alabama Voter Priorities
Crime and Public Safety Ranks #7 Among Alabama Voter Priorities
Job Training and Workforce Development Ranks #8 Among Alabama Voter Priorities
The State’s Image Ranks #9 among Alabama Voter Priorities
Tax Reform Ranks #10 Among Alabama Voter Priorities
Background In late 2017, the Public Affairs Research Council of Alabama (PARCA) surveyed Alabama voters to determine their thoughts about Read the full release.