On Jan. 28, 2018, The New York Times published an article by Elizabeth A. Harris on the Connecticut State Supreme Court decision to overrule a landmark ruling by Judge Thomas Moukawsher on CCJEF v. Rell. The article cited ConnCAN:
Jennifer Alexander, chief executive of Connecticut Coalition for Achievement Now, an education advocacy group, said the suggestion that schools cannot be expected to help students overcome the challenges of poverty was dispiriting. “I find it particularly disturbing given that we know kids from any background can achieve at the highest level when given the right opportunity. We see it all across Connecticut, but the reality is we haven’t had the political will to expand those opportunities,” she said.