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Education Cost Sharing (ECS) Formula (INFOGRAPHIC)

Jun 21, 2023 - less than 1 minute

The Education Cost Sharing (ECS) formula is used by the State of Connecticut to distribute approximately $2.2 billion annually in state education funding.

This infographic breaks down the ECS formula and provides an easy-to-understand look at how it is used to provide state funding to Connecticut's local and regional public school districts.


School and State Finance Project. (2023). Understanding the ECS Formula [Infographic]. Hamden, CT: Author. Retrieved from



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