Compare Connecticut students' test results with those from other states. So far, 10 of the 17 states whose students took the Smarter Balanced Assessments have released their results. Although most states opted not to create a central place to compare scores, TrendCT decided make one to see how Connecticut compares.
Measuring the State of Disaster Philanthropy 2014: Data to Drive Decisions, a new report by Foundation Center and the Center for Disaster Philanthropy (CDP) helps donors, NGOs, government agencies, and media gain an increased understanding of how much foundation funding is spent on disasters each year, by whom, and for what activities. The report presents an analysis of funding for disasters by the largest U.S. foundations. It finds that, in 2012, 234 foundations made 884 grants totaling $111 million for disasters.
The United Way ALICE Report for Connecticut provides the detailed analysis and data that explains why so many are struggling. Connecticut's United Ways are collaborating with United Ways in five other states to identify and give voice to the people in our communities who work hard and yet face challenges making ends meet -- ALICE: Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed.