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July 2017

Assessing Quality in Connecticut’s Early Childhood System

Every child deserves a strong start in life: children need to enter kindergarten healthy, happy, and eager to learn.

Issue Areas:
Early Care, Education
July 2017

The Economic Benefits of High-Quality Early Care

All children should have the opportunity to reach their full potential.

Issue Areas:
Early Care, Education
June 2017

2017 Legislative Session Review

Even though state legislative and budget decisions affect children, children do not have the right to participate in the political process.

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