Connecticut State Department of Education

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The Connecticut State Department of Education is a branch of the state government of Connecticut in the United States. The agency is headquartered at 450 Columbus Boulevard in Hartford. [1] [2] The department, under the supervision of the Connecticut State Board of Education, oversees public education in the state, distribute funds to the state's 166 school districts, and operates the Connecticut Technical High School System.

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References

  1. "Central Office Staff." Connecticut State Department of Education. Accessed May 25, 2017.
  2. "Directions to Department of Education." Connecticut State Department of Education. Accessed May 25, 2017.
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