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Georgia Academy for Economic Development

Spring 2015

Examine the Data for Education in Georgia

Economic

Impact of Georgia

Non-Graduates

Strengthening the Birth to Work Pipeline

What Can We Do?

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Examine the Data for Education in Georgia

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Academic Achievement Milestones

School Readiness

Literacy by 3

rd Grade

Numeracy by 8th Grade

High School Graduation

Workforce and/or College Ready

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School Readiness

Percent of Children with School Readiness Skills

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NAEP 4th Grade ReadingPercent At or Above Proficient

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NAEP 8

th

Grade Math

Percent At or Above Proficient

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Georgia High School Graduation Rates

Source: The Governor’s Office of Student Achievement, State Report Cards.

YearLiberty County Graduation RateState High School Graduation Rate201167%68%201273%70%201372%72%201476%73%TOTAL

Statewide

High School Drop-Outs

19,139

19,692

19,013

19,567

77,411

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Are Our Students Ready?

Percentage of 2014 ACT-Tested Georgia High School Graduates Meeting College Readiness Benchmarks

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Economic Impact of Georgia Non-Graduates

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Education Pays

Source: *U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Table A-4. Employment status of the civilian population 25 years and over by educational attainment.**U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Table 5. Quartiles of usual weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary workers.

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT & EMPLOYMENT

Unemployment Rate*

December 2014

Median Wkly Earnings** (& approx. annual)

15%

10%

5%

0%

0

200

600

1000

2.9

Bachelor’s Degree & Higher

$1,189 ($61,828)

4.9

Some college/ Associate Degree

$741 ($38,523)

5.3

HS Graduates, No College

$651 ($33,852)

8.6

Less than a High School Diploma

$457 ($23,764)

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2014 High School Graduation Rates by County

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Unemployment Rate by County, November 2014

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Compounded Impacts of High School Non-Completion

Source: Levin, H., et al., (2007). The Costs and Benefits of an Excellent Education for All of America’s Children.

INDIVIDUALSTHE COMMUNITYLower Lifetime EarningsReduced buying power & tax revenues; less economic growthDecreased health status; Higher mortality rates; More criminal activityHigher health care & criminal justice costsHigher teen pregnancy rates; Single motherhoodHigher public services costsLess voting; Less volunteeringLow rate of community involvement

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Strengthening the Birth to Work Pipeline

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Strengthening the Birth to Work Pipeline

KEY ISSUE #1

Early Life Experiences

KEY ISSUE #2

Academic Achievement K-12

KEY ISSUE #3

Transitions to Work or College

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Disparities in Early Vocabulary Growth

Source:

Hart, B. and Risley, T. R. (2003). “The Early Catastrophe: The 30 Million Word Gap by Age 3.”

Professional Families 1,116 words

Working Class Families 749 words

Welfare Families 525 words

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Economic Benefits of Early Education:Perry Preschool Study

Source

: Schweinhart, L.J., et al. (2005).

Lifetime effects: The High/Scope Perry Preschool study through age 40.

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Essential Building Blocks of High Performing States

Higher Standards

Rigorous Curriculum

Clear Accountability System

Statewide Student Information System

Leadership Training

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The Changing Face of Georgia

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4-Year Graduation Rate, 2014

GeorgiaAll Students73%Low-Income63%English Language Learners44%

Source:

The Governor’s Office of Student Achievement, State Report Cards.

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Georgia Needs:The Economic Development Pipeline

250,000 new post-secondary graduates by 2020

60% of jobs in 2020 will require some higher education

42%

of Georgian’s currently have a post-secondary degree

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The Missing 62%

100 Georgia 9

th Graders Enter High School!

73 graduate HS

54 enroll in higher education

38 make it to their sophomore year

Source

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Ga

DOE 2012-2013 school year, calculations by Atlanta Regional Commission estimates

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3. Increasing academic rigor and expectations

Georgia’s Future Workforce

1. Increasing demand for highly skilled labor force

2. Changing demographics

+

+

=

Perfect Storm?

Trifecta of Opportunity?

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What can we do?

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Profile of Child Wellbeing and Academic Achievement

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Teen Birth Rates Per 1,000

* Data provided by Georgia Kids Count, Georgia Family Connection Partnership, http://www.gafcp.org

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Percent Teens Not Working or in School

* Data provided by Georgia Kids Count, Georgia Family Connection Partnership, http://www.gafcp.org

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Percent Low-Income by School District

Source: The Governor’s Office of Student Achievement, State Report Cards.

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Percent Low-Income and Exceeds 3rd Grade Reading CRCT

Source: The Governor’s Office of Student Achievement, State Report Cards.

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Percent Low-Income by School District

Source: The Governor’s Office of Student Achievement, State Report Cards.

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Percent Low-Income and Exceeds 8th Grade Math CRCT

Source: The Governor’s Office of Student Achievement, State Report Cards.

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Percent Low-Income by School District

Source: The Governor’s Office of Student Achievement, State Report Cards.

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Percent Low-Income and HS Graduation

Source: The Governor’s Office of Student Achievement, State Report Cards.

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How Will You Insulate the Birth to Work Pipeline?

LEARNING & SOCIAL SUPPORTS

Childcare Providers

Afterschool Programs

Academic Supports

Job Training

Civic Opportunities

Early Childhood

K – 12 System

Post Secondary

Work & Career

ESSENTIAL COMMUNITY SERVICES

Transportation Health Housing Financial

Source:

The Forum for Youth Investment

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Help Insulate the Pipeline

Post Secondary

Read to children

every day: “Talk to Me Baby”

Encourage participation of your early learning centers: “Quality Rated”

Leverage partnerships with business and post-secondary – internships and mentoring

Volunteer: “Georgia Apply to College”

Pay for Advanced Placement (AP) exams

Provide internships/ apprenticeships

Help recruit candidates: “Woodrow Wilson Georgia Teaching Fellows “ (WWGTF)

Participate and support: “Go Back. Move Ahead.”

Early Childhood

K – 12 System

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Aligning Educational Strategies

Aligned Acts of Improvement

Random Acts of Improvement

GOALS

GOALS

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Connect with us

Twitter: @GAPartnership Facebook: Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education Instagram: @GAPARTNERSHIPLinkedIn: Georgia Partnership for Excellence in EducationWebsite: www.gpee.org


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