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Walton County Chamber of Commerce February 12, 2014 1.Examine the Data for Education in Georgia 2.Economic Impact of Georgia Non-Graduates 3.Strengthening.

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2 Walton County Chamber of Commerce February 12, Examine the Data for Education in Georgia 2.Economic Impact of Georgia Non-Graduates 3.Strengthening the Birth to Work Pipeline 4.What Can We Do?

3 Examine the Data for Education in Georgia

4 Academic Achievement Milestones School Readiness Literacy by 3 rd Grade Numeracy by 8 th Grade High School Graduation Workforce and/or College Ready

5 School Readiness Percent of Children with School Readiness Skills

6 NAEP 4 th Grade Reading Percent At or Above Proficient

7 NAEP 8 th Grade Math Percent At or Above Proficient

8 Georgia High School Graduation Rates Source: The Governor’s Office of Student Achievement, State Report Cards. Year Walton County Social Circle State High School Graduation Rate %68.5%67.5% %71.9%69.7% %75.6%71.5% Statewide High School Drop- Outs 21,844 22,155 21,401 65,400

9 Economic Impact of Georgia Non-Graduates

10 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 2013 Median Wkly Earnings** (& approx. annual) 15% 10%5%0% Bachelor’s Degree & Higher $1,189 ($61,828) 6.1 Some college/ Associate Degree $741 ($38,523) 7.1 HS Graduates, No College $651 ($33,852) 9.8 Less than a High School Diploma $457 ($23,764)

11 High School Graduation Rates by County, 2012

12 Unemployment Rate by County, May 2013

13 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 COMMUNITY Lower Lifetime Earnings Reduced buying power & tax revenues; less economic growth Decreased health status; Higher mortality rates; More criminal activity Higher health care & criminal justice costs Higher teen pregnancy rates; Single motherhood Higher public services costs Less voting; Less volunteering Low rate of community involvement

14 Strengthening the Birth to Work Pipeline

15 KEY ISSUE #1 Early Life Experiences KEY ISSUE #2 Academic Achievement K-12 KEY ISSUE #3 Transitions to Work or College

16 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

17 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.

18 Achievement Gap as Children Enter Kindergarten

19 Essential Building Blocks of High Performing States Higher Standards Rigorous Curriculum Clear Accountability System Statewide Student Information System Leadership Training

20 The Changing Face of Georgia

21 4-Year Graduation Rate, 2013 GeorgiaWalton County Social Circle All72%81%76% Asian82%100%N/A White79%82%81% African-American64%74%62% Hispanic62%87%N/A Low-Income63%73%61% English Language Learners 44%N/A

22 100 Georgia Ninth Graders * Data provided by the Technical College System of Georgia. Based on 2008 graduation data

23 Predicted Workforce Gap Source: Complete College Georgia,: Georgia’s Higher Education Completion Plan % % Current Path 60% Complete College Georgia 250,000 additional graduates Georgia’s Young Workforce with a Certificate or College Degree

24 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?

25 What can we do?

26 Profile of Child, Family and Community Wellbeing – Walton County* IndicatorYearWalton County Rate Georgia Rate Low birth weight %9.4% Teen pregnancies, ages (per 1,000) Substantiated incidents of Child Abuse and/or neglect (per 1,000) Incidences of STDs, ages (per 1,000) Children absent more than 15 days from school %8.4% Teens not in school and not working, ages %11.1% High school graduates eligible for HOPE scholarship %33.2% Children living with single parent %33.2% Children living in poverty %27.3% * Data provided by Georgia Kids Count, Georgia Family Connection Partnership,

27 3 rd Grade Reading Achievement in Georgia: Closing the Gaps Source: Georgia Department of Education. % of Students Exceeding Standards

28 3 rd Grade Reading Achievement Source: Georgia Department of Education. % of Students Exceeding Standards

29 8 th Grade Math Achievement in Georgia: Closing the Gaps Source: Georgia Department of Education. % of Students Exceeding Standards

30 8 th Grade Math Achievement Source: Georgia Department of Education. % of Students Exceeding Standards

31 High School Graduation Rates in Georgia: Closing the Gaps Source: Georgia Department of Education.

32 High School Graduation Rates in Georgia: Closing the Gaps Source: Georgia Department of Education.

33 How Will You Insulate the Birth to Work Pipeline? LEARNING & SOCIAL SUPPORTS Childcare Providers Afterschool Programs Academic Supports Job Training Civic Opportunities EarlyChildhood K – 12 System PostSecondary Work &Career ESSENTIAL COMMUNITY SERVICES Transportation Health Housing Financial Source: The Forum for Youth Investment

34 Help Insulate the Pipeline PostSecondary Read to children every day Quality Rated: Encourage participation of your early learning centers Read and mentor students Leverage partnerships with business and post- secondary Build a cadre of effective teachers and leaders Provide internships/ apprenticeships Be involved as a community volunteer in Georgia Apply to College Increase the number of post-secondary graduates EarlyChildhood K – 12 System

35 Aligning Educational Strategies Aligned Acts of Improvement Random Acts of Improvement GOALS

36 Connect with us Facebook: Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education LinkedIn: Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education Website:


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