Free to Learn

CHALLENGE: Education is the human rights issue of our time. Education is a springboard for confidence and success and we need to make sure that all families and all kids have access to the same opportunities regardless of race, background, zip code or income.

With parent choice, Connecticut’s children can:

  • Have equal access to high quality schools.
  • Get the education and services that fit their specific needs.
  • Be free to learn and free to succeed!

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Connecticut’s Exodus Gets its Own Facebook Page

Connecticut’s Exodus Gets its Own Facebook Page

Debra had a question: are people really moving out of Connecticut? And if so, why and to where? So, she started a Facebook group called “People Who Have Left or are Leaving Connecticut,” to get answers to who, what, why and, most importantly, where Connecticut...

Yankee Institute Statement on the 2019 Budget

Yankee Institute Statement on the 2019 Budget

“We applaud Gov. Ned Lamont and the legislature on passage of a budget that does not contain a new capital gains or an income tax rate increase; does not force municipalities to pay for teacher pensions they could not control; removes a far-fetched provision for...

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