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March 2017

Connecticut Youth Opportunity Atlas

This report analyzes town-by-town data to map outcomes related to opportunity such as teen birth rates and academic achievement.

Issue Areas:
Education, Family Economic Security
January 2017

Equal Funding for Equal Effort: A Proposal to Reform Property Tax Funding for Local Education in Connecticut

Thriving communities are made possible by good schools, roads, and other public systems.

Issue Areas:
Budget and Tax, Education
January 2017

2017 Legislative Briefing

We can all agree that children deserve the opportunity to develop to their full potential.  In Connecticut, that shared goal can become a statewide reality. 

Issue Areas:
Budget and Tax, Child Welfare, Early Care, Education, Family Economic Security, Health, Juvenile Justice
May 2016

Impact of the Final FY 2017 Budget on Children and Families

Following hundreds of millions of dollars in budget cuts in Fiscal Year 2016, Connecticut policymakers tackled the nearly $1 billion budget deficit in Fiscal Year 2017 (FY 17) by adopting a two-pro

Issue Areas:
Budget and Tax, Child Welfare, Early Care, Education, Family Economic Security, Health, Juvenile Justice
May 2016

Struggling with School Transitions: Evaluating exclusionary discipline practices by grade

When students are removed from the classroom via suspension, expulsion, or arrest, they are more likely to experience academic failure, be retained, drop out of school, use drugs, or become involve

Issue Areas:
Education, Juvenile Justice
April 2016

Impact of the Governor’s, Republican, and Democrat Proposed FY 2017 Budget on Children and Families

Following hundreds of millions in dollars of cuts to health, human services and education to close a billion dollar budget hole in Fiscal Year 2016 (FY 16), lawmakers are once again facing tough ch

Issue Areas:
Budget and Tax, Child Welfare, Early Care, Education, Family Economic Security, Health, Juvenile Justice
March 2016

Community School Models: Improving the Well-Being of Children and Families in Connecticut

Community schools are an educational reform that involves a partnership between the neighborhood school and community organizations to reduce the opportunity gap, strengthen children and families, and increase learning.

Issue Area:
Education
October 2015

Impact of the Governor's Proposed FY 16 Rescissions on Early Care and Education

In order to reduce an anticipated budget shortfall for State Fiscal Year 2016 (FY 16) due to volatility in the stock market, on September 18, 2015 Governor Dannel Malloy announced rescissions

Issue Areas:
Budget and Tax, Early Care, Education
March 2015

How Will Proposed Budget Cuts to Children Impact Your Town?

The Governor’s proposed budget makes painful cuts to essential investments that support the health, education, and economic well-being of Connecticut’s children and families.

Issue Areas:
Budget and Tax, Education, Family Economic Security, Health
March 2015

Unequal Schools: Connecticut's Racial, Socioeconomic, and Geographic Disparities in Kindergarten Class Size and Teaching Experience

Low-income students and students of color are more likely to attend public schools with the largest kindergarten classes and least experienced teachers.

Issue Area:
Education