Commission on Children: What We're Reading
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May 28, 2014

What We're Reading

Articles from the past week concerning
Connecticut children

The state of Connecticut is developing a plan to improve children’s mental-health services and systems. The final two of six scheduled public-input forums are scheduled for Thursday, May 29, at the University of New Haven in West Haven and Tuesday, June 3, at the Academy of Information Technology & Engineering in Stamford. Visit Plan4Children.org for details.

Connecticut

60 Years after Brown vs. Board of Education: Still Separate in Connecticut
- Connecticut Mirror

Gov. Malloy Signs Bills Establishing Office of Early Childhood and Moving CT Toward Universal Pre-Kindergarten – News release

More Police Officers to Get Mental Health Training
- WNPR News

Cellphones a Distraction in Class
- Connecticut Post

Duncan Touts ‘Middle College’ As Way to Reduce Student Costs
- Connecticut Mirror

To Explain Living with Autism, Stories of Kindness and Challenges
- Connecticut Mirror

What is Connecticut Doing to Improve Children's Behavioral Health Services?
- Patch.com

Improving Care for Children Through Trauma Screening
- Issue brief from the Child Health and Development Institute of Connecticut

National

Clash in Congress Continues Over School Meal Rules
- Education Week

Data Mining Your Children
- Politico

These Are The 5 Most Popular Books Among School-Aged Kids
- Huffington Post

Selling Manufacturing to a New Generation
- Pew Charitable Trusts

Social Indicators Predicting Postsecondary Success
- Report from Child Trends

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