Michael Zanger-Tishler is a Dwight Hall Urban Fellow at Data Haven. His piece on Connecticut’s use of data to drive policy was published in CT Viewpoints on February 27, 2017.
“Ultimately, we have much to be proud of in Connecticut. Implementing systems for policy making that make subtle change and gather evidence on effective programs is something that is underappreciated. However, as the Pew report reminds us, it is an important and proven technique that can help cement Connecticut’s status as a leader in best practices for states.”