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October 18, 2021

Mismatch Between Funding & Student Needs in Connecticut

This policy briefing details the current mismatch between student learning needs and per-student spending in Connecticut’s local and regional public school districts, and examines some of the factors that contribute to this mismatch.

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Equity

September 29, 2021

Education Cost Sharing (ECS) Formula (INFOGRAPHIC)

The Education Cost Sharing (ECS) formula is used by the State of Connecticut to distribute approximately $2 billion annually in state education funding. This infographic breaks down the ECS formula and provides an easy-to-understand look at how it is used to provide state funding to Connecticut's local and regional public school districts.

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Education Funding

July 07, 2021

What's in the ECS Formula?

The Education Cost Sharing (ECS) formula is the method the State of Connecticut has established to distribute approximately $2 billion annually in state education funding. The ECS formula is used exclusively to provide state funding to local and regional public school districts. In October 2017, the Connecticut General Assembly passed a new ECS formula, which began being implemented in fiscal year 2019. Additional revisions to the ECS formula were made as part of Connecticut’s biennial state budget for FYs 2022 and 2023. This one-pager compares the components of the ECS formula that was passed in 2017 and the most recent revisions to the formula.

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Education Funding

June 26, 2021

Fact Sheet: Open Choice Program

Open Choice is a program in which Connecticut students can attend schools in local public school districts outside the community in which they reside. This fact sheet covers the basics of the Open Choice program, including its objectives, how it operates, who can participate, and how it is funded.

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Schools of Choice

February 03, 2021

Connecticut's State Budget Process

This policy briefing provides a quick overview of Connecticut's biennial (two-year) budget process from the governor's initial proposed budget to a final product passed by the legislature and signed by the governor.

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State Budget

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