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Education Cost Sharing (ECS) Formula (INFOGRAPHIC)

May 7, 2020 - less than 1 minute

The Education Cost Sharing (ECS) formula is the method the State of Connecticut has established to distribute approximately $2 billion in state education funding to local public school districts. In October 2017, the Connecticut General Assembly passed a new ECS formula as part of the state's biennial budget. This infographic provides a look into the various components of the new formula that is now being implemented.


School and State Finance Project. (2020). Education Cost Sharing (ECS) Formula [Infographic]. New Haven, CT: Author. Retrieved from


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