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Direct Certification as Replacement for Free and Reduced Price Lunch


This one-pager concerns challenges with continuing to use eligibility for free and reduced price lunch (FRPL) as a proxy for counting low-income students as part of Connecticut's Education Cost Sharing (ECS) formula. Additionally, this one-pager explains a district's Identified Student Percentage (ISP) and details using direct certification as a replacement for FRPL for the purposes of the ECS formula.

Citation

Connecticut School Finance Project. (2018). Direct Certification as Replacement for Free and Reduced Price Lunch. New Haven, CT: Author. Retrieved from http://ctschoolfinance.org/assets/uploads/files/Direct-Certification-as-FRPL-Replacement-One-Pager.pdf.