Rebecca Tippett is the director of Carolina Demography at the Carolina Population Center at UNC-Chapel Hill where she translates demographic and economic data into specific, usable information and knowledge to inform decision-making, evaluation, and policy.

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Perspective | Where are college students counted for the 2020 Census?

Across North Carolina, there are many communities impacted by the presence of a college or university. Where will these students be...

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Census 2020: Here’s what you need to know about North Carolina’s hard-to-count communities

When we talk about the importance of the U.S. census, we often talk about power and money. The decennial census...

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myFutureNC blog series: North Carolina’s leaky education pipeline

Located within the Carolina Population Center at UNC-Chapel Hill, Carolina Demography uses population-level data and other available research to provide context...

 

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...

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myFutureNC blog series: Population shifts: Obstacles and opportunities for attainment

Demographic changes in the composition of North Carolina’s child population will likely introduce new challenges to the myFutureNC Commission’s goal of increasing...

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Younger North Carolinians increasingly diverse

If you took a snapshot of a typical North Carolina classroom 20 years ago, the racial and ethnic makeup would look...

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Majority of North Carolina high school graduates will continue their education

Educational attainment is critical to future success. For individuals, “educational attainment is a powerful predictor of well-being.” Higher levels of...