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DFER CT Statement on Connecticut Partnership with Dalio Philanthropy

Updated: Apr 10, 2019



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

DATE: April 5, 2019

CONTACT: Amy Dowell | amy@dfer.org




Democrats for Education Reform CT Statement on Connecticut Partnership with Dalio Philanthropies


DFER-CT State Director Amy Dowell released the following statement after Governor Lamont's announcement: 


“We are grateful to Governor Lamont for fulfilling his promise of bringing people together in order to move Connecticut forward, and we commend Ray and Barbara Dalio for their investment in the future of Connecticut, the state they call home and where they've built their business. The Dalios are demonstrating a clear dedication to strengthening our public education system through innovation in order to improve schools for students and teachers. We hope the state investment in this partnership will be strategic, accountable, and that it will focus on giving students and educators in under-resourced communities the research-based, proven tools they need to succeed.”

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DFER CT is an organization that supports elected Democrats and candidates who are champions of public education. Education progressives, we’re building a pipeline of Democratic leaders who will improve our education system so that it better serves students and families. As part of realizing the American Dream, we advance policies and practices based on democratic values, with a goal of: increasing equity, protecting civil rights and the social safety net, and promoting great educational opportunities for all. DFER CT is the state chapter of a national political organization