The 74: A Civics Lesson in Social Change: Charter School Rally in Connecticut Demands Fair Funding
Mark Keierleber, The 74
November 10, 2015 - less than 1 minute
But even district schools in Connecticut are far from equitable. While the state’s average per-pupil expenditure is about $15,700 per year, some school districts spend up to $30,000 per student while others are as low as $12,000, according to the Connecticut School Finance Project. The districts that spend the most are generally in Connecticut’s affluent suburbs while those that spend the least are in the cities where students are more likely to be poor and minority.