The mission of the Arkansas Research Center (ARC) is to provide educators, parents, policy makers, and researchers with relevant data to improve educational outcomes for students in Arkansas.

57.4%

of Arkansas 2010 high school graduates enrolled in college

75,000,000+

multi-agency records in ARC's TrustEd system

$39,968

average salary of Arkansans 5 years after earning Bachelor's Degree

29%

of Arkansans share the first and last name of another Arkansan.

Using Data Driven Decision Management (DDDM), visual analytics, and cross agency longitudinal data sharing, we envision a state in which its resources are used efficiently and effectively to ensure educational and economic opportunity for all its people.

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