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May 2009

Using Federal Stimulus Dollars to Reduce Suspension Rates

In 2007, the Connecticut General Assembly passed a law which, as of July 1, 2009, would raise the threshold on the types of behaviors that could result in an out-of-school suspension in Connecticut sc

Issue Areas:
Budget and Tax, Education
April 2009

Child Well-Being Data by Town: 2009

This data sheet includes data on child and family well-being by town, including the percentage of children in poverty, children eligible for free and reduced price meals, unemployment rates, HUSKY

Issue Areas:
Child Welfare, Early Care, Education, Family Economic Security, Health
March 2009

The Education Budget in Context: An Analysis of the Governor's Proposed FY 10 Budget

This brief provides an analysis of Governor's Fiscal Year 2010 budget proposals as they affect education programs.

Issue Areas:
Budget and Tax, Education
March 2009

Family Well-Being Indicators for Larger Connecticut Cities and Towns, 2005-2007

In December 2008, for the first time since the 2000 Census, the U.S. Census Bureau released demographic and socioeconomic data estimates for mid-sized cities and towns.

Issue Areas:
Education, Family Economic Security
February 2009

Fostering School Stability for Children in Connecticut's Care

Foster children in Connecticut are frequently uprooted from their schools when they are removed from their families or shuffled between foster homes or institutions.

Issue Areas:
Child Welfare, Education
September 2008

Child Well-Being Data by Town: 2008

This data sheet includes data on child and family well-being by town, including the percentage of children in poverty, children eligible for free and reduced price meals, unemployment rates, HUSKY

Issue Areas:
Child Welfare, Early Care, Education, Family Economic Security, Health
September 2008

High Quality Education & Training: A Proven Investment in Connecticut's Future

Investments in education and continuing training ensure that Connecticut maintains a strong and competitive workforce.

Issue Area:
Education
September 2008

Family Well-Being Indicators for Connecticut Cities, 2007

This data sheet uses recent data from the Census Bureau's American Community Survey for the state's largest cities.

Issue Areas:
Education, Family Economic Security
August 2008

Missing Out: Suspending Students from Connecticut Schools

This study of the use of out-of-school suspensions to discipline K-12 students suggests that out-of-school suspensions may be overused and counterproductive.

Issue Areas:
Education, Juvenile Justice
June 2008

Bars Over Books: Connecticut's General Fund Spending on Corrections Outpaces Its Spending on Higher Education

A recent national study finds that Connecticut is one of just four states that spend a greater proportion of their General Fund budgets on corrections than they invest in higher education.

Issue Areas:
Budget and Tax, Education