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September 2013

Arresting Development: Student Arrests in Connecticut

This analysis of records from Connecticut schools shows an encouraging reduction in the number of student arrests in our schools.  This reduction in arrest rates was likely due to reforms of s

Issue Areas:
Education, Juvenile Justice
May 2013

Family Well-Being Indicators for Connecticut Cities and Towns: Summary of 2007-2011 American Community Survey Census Data

Through the American Community Survey, the Census provided five-year average estimates on social and economic indicators for the period of 2007-2011 for all cities and towns in the state.

Issue Areas:
Education, Family Economic Security
April 2013

The Impact of the Governor's Proposed Municipal Aid Budget on Education, Towns, and Children

This analysis of the Governor’s education and municipal aid proposal finds that two-thirds of the Governor’s proposed increase in Education Cost Sharing (ECS) aid to high-need school di

Issue Areas:
Budget and Tax, Education
February 2013

The Governor's Proposed Fiscal Year 2014-15 Budget: The Impact on Children

This report outlines some of the proposals affecting children contained within Governor Malloy’s proposed budget, as well as their likely impacts – highlighting proposed changes in stat

Issue Areas:
Budget and Tax, Child Welfare, Early Care, Education, Family Economic Security, Health, Juvenile Justice
August 2012

Child Well-Being Data by Town: 2012

This sheet summarizes data for each Connecticut town highlighting areas of child and family well-being, including children under 200% of the Federal Poverty Level, unemployment rates, 3rd and 10th

Issue Areas:
Early Care, Education, Family Economic Security, Health
July 2012

Making Sense of the Vertical Scales: An Alternative View of the Connecticut Mastery Test Results

Using an alternate measure of educational progress – vertical scale scores – can present a different picture of change over time in the performance of Connecticut students.

Issue Area:
Education
April 2012

Understanding Connecticut's Application for a Waiver from the No Child Left Behind Act

After a decade of experience with the federal No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB), both Congress and the Obama administration have sought changes to the law.

Issue Area:
Education
March 2012

The Limits of Data on Free and Reduced Price Meal Eligibility in Connecticut

The practice of using free and reduced price meal (FRPM) eligibility as a proxy for poverty is pervasive in educational research and policymaking.

Issue Areas:
Education, Family Economic Security
February 2012

The Governor's Proposed Fiscal Year 2013 Budget: The Impact on Children

As Connecticut families continue struggling to emerge from the Great Recession, policymakers must ensure that state budget changes do not undermine our prospects for recovery, in both the short and

Issue Areas:
Budget and Tax, Child Welfare, Early Care, Education, Family Economic Security, Health, Juvenile Justice
January 2012

Addition through Subtraction: Are Rising Test Scores in Connecticut School Districts Related to the Exclusion of Students with Disabilities?

This report finds that the exclusion of thousands of students with disabilities from reported Connecticut Mastery Test results has distorted reported trends in test scores.

Issue Area:
Education