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Introduction to Charter Schools in Connecticut

Jun 22, 2023 - 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 and June 2023, this policy briefing has been updated with statutory changes from the 2021 and 2023 legislative sessions.


School and State Finance Project. (2023). Introduction to Charter Schools in Connecticut. Hamden, CT: Author. Retrieved from



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