With elections for governor and legislature pending in the fall, Alabamians are united in support for public investment in education 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.
Alabama Public Opinion Survey 2022
Alabama Public Opinion Survey 2021
PARCA’s 2021 public opinion survey finds a growing majority of Alabamians support spending more on education but a lack of Read the full release.
Alabama Public Opinion Survey 2020
PARCA’s 2020 Public Opinion Survey, completed before the onset of the COVID-19 in the U.S., hints at the challenges state Read the full release.
Prisons, education, taxes, trust in government. What do Alabamians think?
See the Full Survey A slight majority of Alabamians oppose building new prisons, but an overwhelming majority support expanding rehabilitation Read the full release.
PARCA Annual Survey Addresses Representation in State Government, Public Education and Payday Loans
PARCA collaborated with Samford University to conduct our annual telephone survey of Alabama citizens between June 4 and July 18, Read the full release.
Alabama Priorities makes its debut
What issues most concern Alabamians? What options do policy makers have to address these issues? These are the questions behind Read the full release.
PARCA compares municipal finances in Alabama, gets mayors’ perspective
How Alabama Cities Finances Compare How Alabama City Finances Compare is the ninth edition of PARCA’s study of Alabama city Read the full release.
PARCA’s 2017 Public Opinion Survey Results are Here
Today, PARCA released the results of its annual public opinion survey. The poll of over 350 Alabama residents was conducted Read the full release.
PARCA Annual Survey of Public Opinion 2016
In January 2016, The Public Affairs Research Council of Alabama conducted its annual poll of public opinion. This is the Read the full release.
PARCA Poll of Public Attitudes on Taxes, Education, Corrections and Medicaid
According to a new poll of public opinion commissioned by the Public Affairs Research Council of Alabama, state residents would Read the full release.