Connecticut's Technical Education and Career System

Jul 24, 2019

School + State Finance Project Original Content

This policy briefing focuses on the Connecticut Technical Education and Career System (CTECS), formerly known as the Connecticut Technical High School System, and discusses its objectives, history, administration, and sources of funding.

The CTECS is Connecticut’s oldest system of public schools of choice and is the largest public high school system in the state — educating 10,647 students during the 2018-19 school year. The CTECS operates 17 diploma-granting high schools, divided into four regions, and offers 31 career technology education programs that are sorted into 11 career clusters.

Citation

Connecticut School Finance Project. (2019). Connecticut's Technical Education and Career System. New Haven, CT: Author. Retrieved from http://ctschoolfinance.org/resources/uploads/files/Connecticuts-Technical-Education-and-Career-System.pdf.

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