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Connecticut K-12 Education Funding Changes: 2023 Regular Legislative Session

Oct 16, 2023 - less than 1 minute

The Connecticut General Assembly's 2023 regular legislative session resulted in a number of changes to state funding for K-12 education, including: an acceleration of full funding of the Education Cost Sharing (ECS) formula, increases in funding for the Excess Cost grant for students with extraordinary special education needs, and an additional $435 million for Connecticut's public schools over the next two fiscal years.

This presentation details the changes to state education funding and explains how they affect students, schools, and communities. Download a PDF of the presentation or watch a recording of the presentation given by Patrick Gibson, deputy executive director of the School and State Finance Project.

Citation for Presentation PDF

School and State Finance Project. (2023). State K-12 Education Funding Changes: 2023 Legislative Session. Hamden, CT: Author. Retrieved from

Citation for Presentation Recording

School and State Finance Project. (2023, October 16). Changes to Connecticut K-12 Education Funding — 2023 Legislative Session [Video]. YouTube. Retrieved from


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