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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

August 13, 2021

COVID-19 Relief Funding for Education (INFOGRAPHIC)

The Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) Fund was created by Congress in March 2020 to help states and school districts throughout the country combat the impacts the COVID-19 pandemic has had on students and K-12 education. This infographic breaks down the federal ESSER funding the State of Connecticut and its school districts have been awarded under the three COVID-19 relief packages passed by Congress.

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Education Funding

August 11, 2021

History of School Finance in Connecticut

The School and State Finance Project has compiled a comprehensive history of changes to the state's school finance system. The history spans from 1927 to present day and highlights significant policy changes, court cases, task forces, and events that have shaped the way Connecticut funds its public schools.

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Education Funding

July 28, 2021

FAQs: Regional District Bonus in ECS Formula

As part of the state budget for fiscal years 2022 and 2023, the Connecticut General Assembly made several changes to the ECS formula, including expanding the types of districts eligible for the formula's Regional District Bonus, and increasing the amount of funding per student provided by the Bonus. This document provides an overview of these changes to the Regional District Bonus, and answers some of the most common questions about this component of the ECS formula.

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Education Funding

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