Commission on Children: What We're Reading
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February 21, 2014

What We're Reading

Articles from the past week concerning
Connecticut children

Boys in Detention in Connecticut at a 10-year High
- Connecticut Mirror

New Locked Girls’ Facility in CT Spurs Questions about DCF’s Direction
- Connecticut Mirror

DCF Pushes Safer Sleep Conditions To Prevent Infant Deaths
- Hartford Courant

Survey Shows Teens Who Are Bullied Don't Tell Adults
- Hartford Courant

Effects of Bullying May Add Up in Kids: Study
- Reuters

The Rising Cost of Not Going to College
- Pew Research Center



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Malloy's Pre-K Plan Targets "Most Vulnerable" Children
- WNPR (article and audio)

Day Care Providers OK Pact, Get Raises of Up to 8 Percent
- Connecticut Mirror

Obesity Is Found to Gain Its Hold in Earliest Years
- New York Times

Experts: Obesity Often Starts Before Kindergarten
- Associated Press

Students Who Lose Recess Are the Ones Who Need It Most
- Motherlode blog, New York Times

Should Busy, Stressed-Out Kids Have to Do Chores?
- Hartford Courant

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