Connecticut Statutes for Adult Education
The Connecticut General Statutes (CGS) Section 10-5, and Sections 10-67 through 10-73d as amended, specifically refer to Education Laws governing Adult Education Activities in the State of Connecticut. These are listed and linked below for your reference and convenience. Additional sections of the CGS that may have relevance to adult education programs are also referenced below.
Sec. 10-5. State high school diploma; "honors diploma". Payment of fees; exceptions.
Sec. 10-67. Definitions.
Sec. 10-68. Appointment of director of adult education.
Sec. 10-69. Adult education.
Sec. 10-70. Rooms and personnel.
Sec. 10-71. State grants for adult education programs.
Note: The update below to subsection (d) of section 10-71 has not yet been incorporated into the Connecticut General Statutes.
AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE PROVISIONS OF THE BUDGET CONCERNING GENERAL GOVERNMENT (Public Act No. 11-48) was signed by the Governor on June 13, 2011. Section 176 of this Act (see below) has implications for adult education.
Sec. 176. Subsection (d) of section 10-71 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2011):
(d) Notwithstanding the provisions of this section, for the fiscal years ending June 30, 2004, to June 30,  2013, inclusive, the amount of the grants payable to towns, regional boards of education or regional educational service centers in accordance with this section shall be reduced proportionately if the total of such grants in such year exceeds the amount appropriated for the purposes of this section for such year.
Sec. 10-71a. State grants for adult education programs. Eligibility requirements.
Sec. 10-73a. Adult education fees and charges; waivers. Adult education school activity fund.
Sec. 10-73b. Grants for adult education services or programs conforming to state plan.
Sec. 10-73c. State Board of Education administrative expenses for adult education.
Sec. 10-73d. Request of certain students to attend adult education classes. Assignment.
Sec. 10-52. Adult education.
Sec. 10-184. Duties of Parents. School attendance age requirements.
Sec. 10-221d. Criminal history records checks of school personnel. Fingerprinting. Termination or dismissal