Jessica Stanford

Jessica Stanford is a Demographic Analyst with Carolina Demography at UNC-Chapel Hill. She assists a variety of clients, including local governments, non-profits, and students, in understanding the forces that shape North Carolina’s population growth and development. In her current role, she has evaluated postsecondary educational attainment among North Carolina’s public school students, teacher attrition and employment trends, and the demographic shifts taking place in the K-12 populations throughout the state.

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Inside North Carolina’s leaky pipeline: How many students stay in college?

Access to and enrollment in a postsecondary program is the first step toward postsecondary attainment. Following enrollment, students must continue...

 

The biggest loss point in North Carolina’s education pipeline: On-time transition to college

On-time transition to college means that high school graduates enroll in a postsecondary institution in the fall of their graduating...

 

Inside North Carolina’s leaky pipeline: College and career readiness

Meeting an established standard of college and career readiness is important for all high school students, regardless of postsecondary intentions....

 

Overview of North Carolina’s Public Postsecondary Pipeline

The most recent complete pipeline data are for the cohort of NC public school students who entered ninth grade in...

 

North Carolina’s Leaky Educational Pipeline: An introduction

Tomorrow’s jobs demand a highly trained workforce. Job seekers across North Carolina are entering a dynamic economy that requires new...