Commission on Children: What We're Reading
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March 14, 2013

What We're Reading

The past week's most important articles concerning
Connecticut children

Related to the Newtown massacre:

On edge at times, Newtown school tries to cope
- Associated Press

Momentum building for gun control, bipartisan or not
- Connecticut Mirror

More gun laws = fewer deaths, 50-state study says
- Associated Press

$420,000 allocated for armed guards in Newtown
- New Haven Register (also has video)

Hartford students, parents offer different perspectives on school safety
- Hartford Courant

VIDEO: Violent TV May Change Children
- NBC Connecticut

New project will mine state health forms to help preschoolers
- Connecticut Mirror


In other news:

Paper: ADHD drugs not appropriate for healthy kids
- Connecticut Post

Vilsack outlines USDA efforts to raise a healthier generation of Americans
- USDA news release

Starting school at a disadvantage: the school readiness of poor children
- Brookings Institute

Middle Childhood Success and Economic Mobility
- Brookings Institute

Pathways to the middle class: balancing personal and public responsibilities
- Brookings Institute

—Compiled by Katelyn Mike, Julia Paigo, Dawn Homer-Bouthiette, and Kevin Flood.

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