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Data Diversions

Data, articles and information that have us putting our to-do lists on hold (formerly Web Wednesday).

The complexity of learning loss in a pandemic

By |January 7th, 2021|Categories: COVID-19, Data Diversions, Education, Equity|

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.

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Data Diversion: COVID-19 Cases and Tests in the ARC 10-County Area

By |December 10th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19, Data Diversions|Tags: |

A November 20 update to the tool shows that the positivity rate is on the rise in nearly all ARC's 10 member counties.

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Data Diversion: Retaking the Pandemic Pulse of Atlanta Small Business

By |November 17th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19, Data Diversions, Economy|

What do the first two phases of the Census Bureau's Small Business Pulse Survey tell us about the (changing) state of Atlanta small businesses?

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Data Diversion: UI Claims vs Job Postings, March-October, 2020

By |November 11th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19, Data Diversions, Economy|Tags: , |

A dashboard comparing initial unemployment insurance claims to job postings in the Atlanta MSA.

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Data Diversion: Women’s Labor Force Participation Rate, 1980 to 2018

By |October 29th, 2020|Categories: Data Diversions|

A dashboard and insights about changes in women's labor force participation rates over time.

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