Money Matters: School Finance & Equity Policy in Connecticut

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Join us for brief presentations and insightful discussion about the latest developments on school finance reform in Connecticut.

Thursday, September 29th, 2016 from 12:15-1:15pm (Common Hour) in Rittenberg Lounge, Mather Hall, Trinity College. Open to the public. Light lunch buffet.

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Katie Roy (Director and Founder) and Patrick Gibson (Senior Policy Analyst) represent the Connecticut School Finance Project, a non-partisan non-profit organization that seeks to build knowledge and identify solutions to unequal education funding across the state. See video and data resources on their website.

Robert Cotto Jr., Director of Urban Education Initiatives and Lecturer in Educational Studies at Trinity, will provide an overview of state Superior Court Judge Moukawsher’s recent ruling in the Connecticut Coalition for Justice in Education Funding (CCJEF) v Rell. See Cotto’s resource page on this important school equity case.

Sponsored by the Educational Studies Program and Urban Educational Initiatives, Trinity College.

Video part 1: Patrick Gibson presentation:

Video part 2: Robert Cotto presentation:

Video part 3: Discussion with Robert Cotto, Katie Roy, Patrick Gibson and the audience:

Photos from the event:

Patrick Gibson presenting on behalf of CT School Finance Project
Patrick Gibson presenting on behalf of CT School Finance Project
Vianna Iorio '19 and Briana Casey '17 speaking with Katie Roy and Patrick Gibson
Vianna Iorio ’19 and Briana Casey ’17 speaking with Katie Roy and Patrick Gibson