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Turning Data Into Action Introducing “TROI” – Texas Regional Opportunity Index. Don Baylor, Jr. Senior Policy Analyst, Economic Opportunity baylor@cppp.org Houston, TX October 23, 2013. Thank you to our Partners.

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Turning Data Into Action

  • Introducing “TROI” –
  • Texas Regional Opportunity Index

Don Baylor, Jr.

Senior Policy Analyst, Economic Opportunity

baylor@cppp.org

Houston, TX

October 23, 2013

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“You can achieve incredible progress if you set a clear goal and find a measure that will drive progress toward that goal.”

- Bill Gates

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The value of good data

  • Identify and understand problems
  • Bring stakeholders together around common goals
  • Track progress toward goals
  • Drive community practice and collective impact
  • Make the case for effective public policy
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What TROI is

  • An assessment of how successfully individuals and families are navigatingsystems
  • A tool for benchmark and comparison
  • A comprehensive measure of economic opportunity and mobility
  • A feedback loop for community practice and public policy
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National Data Models

CFED Assets & Opportunity Scorecard

  • Opportunity Index
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16 Indicators Never Released at County or Regional Level in Texas, including…

  • Credit Card Debt Burden
  • Payday and Auto Title Lender Density
  • Student Debt Burden
  • Subprime Credit Score Rate
  • Long-Term Unemployment Rate
  • Three-year Student Loan Cohort Default Rate
  • FAFSA Completion Rate
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Designed for Texas

  • Uses state policy environment as backdrop
  • Baselines and tracks impact of community and regional initiatives
  • Consolidates data housed in multiple state agencies
  • Provides accessible and actionable indicators
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Potential Users

  • Non-profit providers
  • Philanthropy
  • Policymakers
  • K-12 and Postsecondary Ed. stakeholders
  • City, county, and regional governments
  • Business
  • Intermediaries or “Backbone Organizations”
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Savings & Assets: Community Best Practices

  • Implement a local savings campaign and innovate VITA/tax-time savings platforms, incentives, and accounts
  • Connect K-8 financial education curriculum with children’s savings accounts
  • Invest in high-quality homeownership and foreclosure prevention counseling
  • Connect “Bank On” and other financial inclusion initiatives to emergency savings accounts
  • Implement “auto-save” platforms with participating employers
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Savings & Assets: Public Policy

  • Reform or remove liquid asset limits for SNAP and TANF
  • Dedicate funding for the Texas Save & Match to close the College Savings Gap
  • Increase participation by licensed financial institutions in the Texas Financial Education Endowment
  • Implement a Texas IDA program to leverage federal dollars
  • Increase funding for the Housing Trust Fund
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Education Service Center IV (Houston)

The “Leaky Pipeline”

100%

64,354

58.7%

37,756

19.9%

12,803

All Students

Receive TX Higher Ed Credential

Fall 2011

Begin in 8th Grade

Fall 2000

Enrolled in TX Higher Ed

Fall 2005

27,363

100%

10,721

39.2%

2,179

8.0%

Economically Disadvantaged Students

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Postsecondary & Skills Development: Community Best Practices

  • Create new work-study opportunities to connect local businesses and industries with community college students in high-demand fields
  • Employ and expand effective integrated service delivery models to meet the financial and social needs of community college students
  • Invest in results-based adult education services and program to leverage state and federal dollars
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Postsecondary & Skills Development: Public Policy

  • Expand access to affordable and high quality childcare for full- and part-time workers
  • Invest in financial education for parents of young children in the K-12 system
  • Build upon the Texas Success Initiative and develop specific strategies for adult students in new higher education master plan
  • Invest in adequate levels of need-based grant aid to serve more economically disadvantaged students aspiring to attend college
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TROI Credit & Debt Indicators

  • Average Credit Score
  • Bankruptcy Rate (per 10,000 residents)
  • Credit Card Debt Burden
  • Excellent Credit Score Rate (Above 740)
  • Payday & Auto Title Lender Density (per 100 residents)
  • Student Loan Debt Burden
  • Subprime Credit Score Rate (Below 660)
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TROI 2.0

  • Community best practices to improve TROI measures
  • Case studies of local communities using TROI as shared measurement tool
  • State policy solutions to increase economic opportunity
  • Historical data and trends
  • Information on relationships between indicators
  • Newand updatedmeasures
  • User community