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Educational Empowerment Summit in Bridgeport on May 22

This Thursday, May 22, the Connecticut Policy Institute will be co-sponsoring and participating in an education policy summit in Bridgeport: "New Strategies for Changing Communities: Moving Beyond the Soundbite."  The summit will take place from 3:30-8:30 PM at St. Paul's Missionary Baptist Church in Bridgeport.  Additional details are available at: http://www.ctpolicyinstitute.org/announcements/events.

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  • May 19, 2014

Funding Students, Not Bureaucracies, For Early-Childhood Education

Most recent CPI op-ed on education reform

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  • Jan 29, 2014

Closing Connecticut’s Achievement Gap Through Public School Choice

This paper recommends ways Connecticut state and local governments can close the state’s achievement gap through greater and more effective use of public school choice.

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  • Sep 18, 2013

Building CT’s Workforce: Integrating Career Education With Employers’ Needs

This paper recommends a number of ways to strengthen linkages among Connecticut’s public education administration, technical high schools, community colleges, and employers.

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  • Jan 09, 2013

Reforming Connecticut’s Schools: The Four Big Things

This paper focuses on "The Four Big Things" Connecticut must do to improve its underperforming schools. 

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  • Mar 04, 2012