Connecticut Education Laws

It all starts at our kindergarten and elementary schools, and goes all the way up to our liberal arts colleges and research universities. The Nutmeg State has some of the best educational institutions in the world, along with education laws that cover everything from prayer and punishment in public schools to the statutes that require children to attend school in the first place. In this section you can find Connecticut-specific laws pertaining to school attendance requirements, provisions for home schooling, prohibitions on corporal punishment in public schools, and the confidentiality of student records. Click on the topics below for more information on education laws in Connecticut.

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