The complexity of learning loss in a pandemic

Prior to the COVID pandemic, students in the metro Atlanta region were making progress in 3rd grade literacy, with rates of students proficient and above increasing 5 percentage points between the 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 academic years. For Black and Latinx students the percentage of students proficient and above in 3rd grade literacy increased by 5 and 4 percentage points respectively. The pandemic’s impact on our education and social structures, however, is threatening these gains.

By |2021-01-07T16:09:38-04:00January 7th, 2021|COVID-19, Data Diversions, Education, Equity|Comments Off on The complexity of learning loss in a pandemic

Data Diversion: Explore achievement and growth data for metro Atlanta’s school districts

Learn4Life's interactive data dashboard enables research about student achievement and growth in the five-county area's eight school districts.

By |2020-08-06T16:15:48-04:00August 5th, 2020|Data Diversions, Education, Equity|Comments Off on Data Diversion: Explore achievement and growth data for metro Atlanta’s school districts

Regional Snapshot: Working on the Workforce

This month's regional snapshot presents ARC's annual major jurisdiction population estimates. Overall, the 10-county region’s population increased by 1.6 percent and now stands at 4,628,400 — more than that of 24 states. A slowing in job growth has contributed to moderation of the region’s population growth, though that growth remains strong.

By |2019-09-17T12:49:21-04:00September 17th, 2019|Economy, Education, Other Demographics, Regional Snapshot, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Regional Snapshot: Working on the Workforce

Web Wednesday: Scoring Tech Talent

Corporate real estate firm CBRE creates an annual scorecard of tech talent, and this year's report places Atlanta at No. 9 overall among the 50 largest markets for technology professionals. This Web Wednesday provides highlights of the data and links so you can explore CBRE's findings yourself.

By |2019-08-14T12:53:38-04:00August 14th, 2019|Economic Development, Education, Web Wednesday|Comments Off on Web Wednesday: Scoring Tech Talent

Regional Snapshot: Public Education in Metro Atlanta

The monthly snapshot takes a look at public education in the metro and delves into precursors to success in later grades, graduation and college readiness.

By |2019-06-14T16:42:49-04:00May 31st, 2019|Education, Regional Snapshot|Comments Off on Regional Snapshot: Public Education in Metro Atlanta
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