Building Knowledge & Equitable Solutions
for a Stronger Connecticut
ANALYSIS: Governor's Budget Cuts $60+ Million from K-12
Check out our nonpartisan analysis of Gov. Lamont's midterm budget proposal, which would reduce funding appropriated for K-12 education and public schools by $62.9 million. LEARN MORE
Responding to the Governor's Broken Promise to Students
By proposing a budget that cuts the legislature’s historic, bipartisan investment in K-12 education made last year, Gov. Lamont is turning his back on the needs of students, families, and educators throughout the state. LEARN MORE
Introducing the EdExplorer App
Access district and school-level data on enrollment, funding, and student performance with our new mobile and desktop app — EdExplorer. LEARN MORE
Updated District Reference Groups (DRGs)
Explore our updated DRGs for 2023, which group local and regional public school districts together based on the similar characteristics and needs of their students. LEARN MORE
Explore Our Consulting Services
We offer a variety of fee-based consulting services that harness our data, policy, communications, and community engagement expertise and experience to provide partners with the assistance and support needed to achieve their goals. LEARN MORE
District & School Spending
Explore spending for each Connecticut district and school, and see how spending compares across similar communities.
Get involved in the conversation about equitable funding and make your voice heard in your community and at the Capitol. Keep in touch with our Community Engagement team and check out past workshops and register for future events.
Access district and school-level data on enrollment, funding, and student performance with EdExplorer — our easy-to-use desktop and mobile app for Connecticut education data.
Reports & Publications
Stay up-to-date on what we're working on and our latest research by reading, viewing, or downloading all of our reports, publications, and other materials.
Commitment to Equity
Learn about our commitment to equity and how we work to ensure it's reflected in the diversity of our staff, the data we analyze, the policies we develop, and the conversations we have with policymakers, stakeholders, and community members.
District Reference Groups (DRGs)
Explore our updated DRGs — groups of school districts similar in characteristics and needs — and discover information on each DRG's demographics, spending, teacher salaries, and performance.
COVID-19 Relief Funding for Education
Explore how Connecticut's school districts are planning to use federal funding to combat COVID-19 and the impacts it has had on students and staff.
Discover the consulting services we offer that harness our data, policy, communications, and community engagement expertise to provide partners with the assistance and support needed to achieve their goals.
Town & School Information
Access district-specific school finance presentations and explore how Connecticut's education funding system impacts communities across the state.
Learn how we've secured an additional $526 million in funding for Connecticut's public school students, directly engaged thousands of community members, and led the reform of Connecticut's main education funding formula.
Workshops & Presentations
Browse our wide selection of workshop and presentation offerings, and schedule time to meet with our Community Engagement team.
What We're Working On
Learn more about our current initiatives and the education funding work we're doing each and every day, and check out resources related to our latest projects.