Schools and school funding should be for kids

Schools and school funding should be for kids: "As you know, in September, Superior Court Judge Thomas Moukawsher called on the state to adopt a fair and sustainable public education funding formula. Although the ruling is being appealed, you have remained steadfast in your dedication to raising your voice on the need for a new funding system that treats all students fairly, across all types of public schools. Your persistence is exactly what’s needed as we continue to fight for the fair, equitable and sustainable funding our kids deserve.

Last Wednesday, five leading Connecticut education organizations signed on to key principles for a new school funding formula. Together, the Connecticut Association of Boards of Education, the Connecticut Association of Public Schools, the Connecticut Association of Schools, the Connecticut Council for Education Reform and ConnCAN agreed to a set of six design principles for the development of a new school funding formula that supports student learning:"