Category: Policy & Research

Research, analysis, criticism and policies on topics of importance to progressive thinkers in Connecticut

Business Tax Incentives Need Review and TRANSPARENCY

KEITH M. PHANEUF | March 20, 2017 Lembo renews push for outside review of business incentives State Comptroller Kevin P. Lembo has renewed his push to require an independent analysis of the hundreds of millions of dollars in economic incentives…

Connecticut Youth Opportunity Atlas

March 2017 Connecticut Youth Opportunity Atlas This report analyzes town-by-town data to map outcomes related to opportunity such as teen birth rates and academic achievement. This analysis helps to understand the key factors that set the stage for youth opportunity…

Private School Vouchers DON’T WORK – Study proves it:

Summary Betsy DeVos, the new U.S. secretary of education, is a strong proponent of allowing public education dollars to go to private schools through vouchers, which enable parents to use public school money to enroll their children in private schools,…