March 1, 2019: Toward an Accurate Count of Low-Income Students

Testimony

March 1, 2019: Toward an Accurate Count of Low-Income Students

March 1, 2019

Abstract

Erica Greenberg submitted testimony to the Connecticut General Assembly’s Education Committee and Appropriations committee outlining the reasons the state might consider changing how it counts low-income students for funding purposes. Her testimony explains why existing measures of student poverty are becoming less useful and provides an overview of a possible solution. An earlier version of this testimony was submitted to the Black and Puerto Rican Caucus.

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