WCGMF Discovery

Racial Inequality in CT School Arrest Rates, Promoting Equity and Justice, Chronic Absence

Topics in this Digest...
• Persistent Racial Inequality in School Arrest Rates in Connecticut
• Funding and Convening Spaces to Promote Equity and Justice
• 5 Reasons Schools Should Measure Chronic Absence
Persistent Racial Inequality in School Arrest Rates in Connecticut

This new CT Voices report analyzes school arrest data and finds that though school arrest rates have decreased, the declines were not equal for all students and racial disparities persist. Students of color continue to experience the highest school arrest rates.

Funding and Convening Spaces to Promote Equity and Justice

The Memorial Fund will soon have discretionary funding and convening spaces available to assist those who are working to protect the people most threatened by the election results. Visit the Memorial Fund website for more details at http://www.wcgmf.org/simple.php?name=our_voice_election

5 Reasons Schools Should Measure Chronic Absence

This nprED article looks at a new report from the Hamilton Project at the Brookings Institution, which suggests that chronic absence is a key measure of student success and school quality.