Degree Types by Age Cohort: Generational Change

An examination of differences in the field of study among different generations of women and men in the Atlanta MSA.

By |2021-06-14T10:23:50-04:00June 11th, 2021|Economic Development, Education, Equity, Friday Factday, Other Demographics|Comments Off on Degree Types by Age Cohort: Generational Change

Higher Education Degrees Among Men and Women in the Metro, 1970 to Today

One area where Atlanta does see gender parity? Rates of higher educational attainment. In fact, women have outpaced men in attaining bachelor's and graduate degrees since 1970.

By |2021-06-11T11:45:43-04:00April 8th, 2021|Data Diversions, Economic Development, Education, Equity|Comments Off on Higher Education Degrees Among Men and Women in the Metro, 1970 to Today

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
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