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Pollard, Kelvin; Jacobsen, Linda A. – Appalachian Regional Commission, 2017
This study examines state- and county-level data on population, age, race and ethnicity, housing occupancy and housing tenure, education, labor force, employment and unemployment, income and poverty, health insurance coverage, disability status, migration patterns, and veteran status from the 2011-2015 American Community Survey (ACS) for the 13…
Descriptors: Community Surveys, Population Distribution, Population Trends, Age Differences
Pollard, Kelvin; Jacobsen, Linda A. – Appalachian Regional Commission, 2016
This study examines state- and county-level data on population, age, race and ethnicity, housing occupancy and housing tenure, education, labor force, employment and unemployment, income and poverty, health insurance coverage, disability status, migration patterns, and veteran status from the 2010-2014 American Community Survey (ACS) for the 13…
Descriptors: Community Surveys, Housing, Ethnicity, Race
Armstrong, John; Zaback, Katie – Appalachian Regional Commission, 2014
This report analyzes college completion metrics for the Appalachian Region, compares outcomes of students attending campuses in the Region with those of students attending campuses outside the Region, and offers insight about major stumbling blocks to college progression and completion for students in Appalachia.
Descriptors: College Graduates, Graduation Rate, Remedial Instruction, Remedial Programs
Appalachian Regional Commission, 2011
This study uses the best available national data to project future supply and demand for occupations associated with the energy industry for each Appalachian state, and the number of people enrolled in and graduating from programs in the Region's institutions of higher education that will be available to meet or exceed the demand. The report…
Descriptors: Energy Education, Power Technology, Labor Force Development, Trend Analysis
Schwartz, Jeffrey H. – Appalachian Regional Commission, 2004
In 1998, the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) began developing what is now the Appalachian Higher Education (AHE) Network. The AHE Network, currently composed of eight centers, has the mission of increasing the college-going rate in Appalachia, the numbers of students who continue their education directly after graduating high school. This…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Networks, Educational Attainment, Program Effectiveness