Commission on Children: What We're Reading
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May 10, 2013

What We're Reading

The past week's most important articles concerning
Connecticut children

State Lags in Kids’ Mental Health Screening
- Connecticut Health Investigative Team (C-HIT)

If Your Child Needed Mental Health Services, Would You Know Where to Turn?
- Connecticut Early Childhood Alliance blog

2013 Kids Count Data Book for Connecticut
- Annie E. Casey Foundation and Connecticut Association for Human Resources (CAHS)

School Security After Sandy Hook: Ensuring Safety Within A Budget
- Hartford Courant

Legislators Take Aim at Controversial 'Pay-to-Play' Sports Fees
- Connecticut Mirror

Medical Devices Fall Short for Children
- "Well" blog, New York Times

Obstacles for Pregnant Women Seeking Dental Care
- "Well" blog, New York Times (includes video)


Join Us for 'Cyberbullying, School Climate, and Safe Learning'
Bullying—especially cyberbullying—is in the news more than ever. That’s why the Commission is bringing together students, researchers, educators, and government leaders to discuss possible solutions. The forum begins at 10 a.m., Thursday, May 23, in Room 2-C of the Legislative Office Building in Hartford.
More information (PDF) | Online registration (required)


Latest Sheff Deal Offers New Money For Schools
- Hartford Courant

School Leaders Discuss Expanding School Breakfast Programs
- Hartford Courant

Child advocacy group to state ed board: stop hiding charter school applications
- Connecticut Mirror

Taylor resumes chairmanship of state ed board
- Connecticut Mirror

Bill allowing students to opt out of animal dissection clears House
- Connecticut Mirror

Window Screens Keep Bugs Out But Won’t Keep Kids In
- Connecticut Department of Public Health news release

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