Issue Brief: CCJEF v. Rell Superior Court Decision (Office of Legislative Research)

Feb 7, 2017

This issue brief from the Connecticut General Assembly's Office of Legislative Research summarizes Connecticut Superior Court Judge Thomas Moukawsher's September 7, 2016 ruling in Connecticut Coalition for Justice in Education Funding (CCJEF) v. Rell. The issue brief details the case's history along with Judge Moukawsher's findings on:

  • School District Intervention
  • Education Aid
  • Defining Elementary and Secondary Education
  • Teacher Standards
  • Special Education


Moran, J. & Sullivan, M. (2017). Issue Brief: CCJEF v. Rell Court Decision (2016-R-0306). Hartford, CT: Office of Legislative Research. Retrieved from

  • Court Cases
  • Education Cost Sharing (ECS) Formula
  • Education Funding (Connecticut)
  • Funding Formulas