School Choice Options in Connecticut

Public School Open Enrollment

State allows parents to choose any traditional public school for their child, regardless of location?


Public Charter Schools

State has a charter school law allowing for the creation of charter schools?


Public Magnet Schools

State permits public magnet and theme-based schools?


Online Learning

State offers free, full-time online academies, either run by the state or independent organization?


Private School Choice

State offers a private school choice scholarship or tax deduction program?


Homeschooling Freedom

Parents are free to educate their children at home (homeschooling)?


Connecticut Celebrates National School Choice Week

Connecticut Coalition School Choice Rally

January 23, 2017 at 10:00am

Mark Twain House: 351 Farmington Avenue

Students, Teachers, and School Choice Supporters from across the state are hosting a rally to share their message with Connecticut: School Choice Works!

American School for the Deaf Pep Rally

January 26, 2017

139 North Main Street - West Hartford, CT 06107

School Choice Week Dance and Pep Rally.

For all events check out Connecticut'sMaster Events Lists Go!

Connecticut Leadership Makes It Official
January 22-28 2017 is School Choice Week

Officials in the following cities and counties have officially proclaimed January 22-28, 2017 School Choice Week:

  • Thompson
  • Plainfield
  • Bridgeport
  • Stafford Springs
  • Lisbon

For more information, read news releases about specific events planned for the Constitution State.


Want More?

Members of the media can request a list of school leaders in their state, who can discuss their participation in National School Choice Week by contacting Shelby Doyle at

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