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

Web Wednesday: A New Kind of Gerrymander

The term "gerrymander" was originally coined by a political cartoonist to describe the salamander-shaped electoral districts drawn by the political party colleagues of Massachusetts governor Elbridge Gerry in 1812. The word is an amalgamation of the words "Gerry" and "salamander," and it describes the way politicians divide geographic areas into voting districts that give one [...]

By |2019-05-29T13:04:30-04:00May 28th, 2019|Education, Equity, Housing, Race and Diversity, Web Wednesday|Comments Off on Web Wednesday: A New Kind of Gerrymander

Monday Mapday: College Education in Metro Atlanta

College graduation season has begun! These maps show where the most residents with a bachelor's and beyond live and which degree categories are most popular.

By |2019-04-29T12:03:31-04:00April 29th, 2019|Education, Monday Mapday, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Monday Mapday: College Education in Metro Atlanta
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