Commission on Children: What We're Reading
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October 30, 2014

What We're Reading

Articles from the past week concerning
Connecticut children

Join us for 'Building Opportunity, Two Generations at a Time'

The state's Two-Generational Policy Workgroup, in partnership with the Commission on Children and the Connecticut Association for Human Services (CAHS), will hold a public forum on incorporating two-generational strategies into Connecticut public policy. It will run from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, November 12, at the Legislative Office Building, 300 Capitol Avenue in Hartford. Learn more (PDF) | Register (Deadline: Nov. 7)

Connecticut

Connecticut Child Barred From School After Trip to Africa; Father Sues
- New York Times

Malloy’s educational record: bold plans and compromise
Foley advocates businesslike approach to improving ailing schools
- Connecticut Mirror

13 Connecticut Schools Make Newsweek's List Of Top 500 High Schools
- Hartford Courant

Religious Roots, Secular Festivities: Halloween Takes A Hit In Schools
- Hartford Courant

National

Pew Survey Finds Online Harassment Widespread, Young Adults Most Likely to Be Victims - Associated Press

More Grandparents Are Helping to Raise Grandkids
- Associated Press

The Rise of the Anti-Standardized Testing Movement
- Washington Post

Why Teenagers Cut, and How to Help
- New York Times blog post

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