FAQs: Connecticut Public Education Authority & Responsibilities

Jun 4, 2020

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The State of Connecticut has a constitutional responsibility to provide public elementary and secondary education in the state. In charge of carrying out this responsibility and ensuring the State’s educational interests are met are the Connecticut State Board of Education and Connecticut State Department of Education, along with local education agencies —including local and regional boards of education — that directly provide educational services to the state's elementary and secondary students. This frequently asked questions one-pager looks further into these roles and the entities responsible for Connecticut public education.


School and State Finance Project. (2020). FAQs: Connecticut Public Education Authority & Responsibilities. New Haven, CT: Author. Retrieved from http://ctschoolfinance.org/resources/uploads/files/CT-Education-Authority-and-Responsibilities.pdf.

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