January 2017

Governor Cuts $20 Million in Education Funding to Balance Budget

Says new funding formula needed

Days before his State of the State address address, Governor Malloy announced $20 million in education cuts to cities and towns to balance the state budget.

In his State of the State address on the opening day of the 2017 legislative session, Governor Malloy said he plans to propose a new method for how state education aid is distributed.

CEA believes Connecticut must invest in public education—not cut funding.

Malloy will give his budget address February 8 and said he plans to include in his budget proposal for the 2017-2018 fiscal year "a more equitable system for providing town aid."

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