Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility

Introduction to Charter Schools in Connecticut

Dec 13, 2021 - less than 1 minute

This policy briefing provides an overview of charter schools in Connecticut, including the students they serve, the background and history of Connecticut's charter schools, the state oversight and regulations for charter schools, and the distribution of state education dollars to charter schools.

Originally published on January 29, 2019, and revised in September 2020, this policy briefing has been updated with statutory changes from the 2021 legislative session.


School and State Finance Project. (2021). Introduction to Charter Schools in Connecticut. Hamden, CT: Author. Retrieved from



Stay Up-to-Date

Sign up to get new reports and the latest data sent right to your inbox.

We care about the protection of your data. Read our Privacy Policy.