EDUCATION JUSTICE NOW
Act now! The way Connecticut funds education is discriminatory and inequitable. As it stands, students of color in our state suffer one of the largest racial funding gaps in the nation. We have to do better. Together, we must demand educational justice and call on our elected officials to close Connecticut’s racial and economic funding gaps and support a student-centered funding system.
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About the Education Justice Now Coalition
The Education Justice Now Coalition is a diverse group of education policy organizations who have come together to fight for equitable education funding for all students, and to end Connecticut’s discriminatory education funding system.
Leveraging each organization’s unique capacities, constituencies, and skills, the Coalition is focused on closing the racial and economic gaps in Connecticut education funding, including the $713 million funding gap between districts primarily serving white students and those serving students of color.
Together, the Coalition’s members are working to advance a student-centered funding system that would fully fund all students based on their individual learning needs, and finally deliver the equitable funding Connecticut’s communities need.
Coalition members include: Educators for Excellence, the Connecticut Coalition for Achievement Now (ConnCAN), the Connecticut Charter Schools Association, the School and State Finance Project, and FaithActs for Education.