Commission on Children: What We're Reading
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February 1, 2013

What We're Reading

The past week's most important articles concerning
Connecticut children

green ribbonTestimony and news articles from the public hearings of the General Assembly's Bipartisan Task Force on Gun Violence Prevention and Children's Safety

Friday, Jan. 25: School Safety Working Group

Monday, Jan. 28: Gun Violence Prevention Working Group

Tuesday, Jan. 29: Mental Health Services Working Group

Wednesday, Jan. 30: Full task force at Newtown High School


In other news:

Nonprofits Rally to Be Spared from Further State Budget Cuts - Connecticut Mirror

EPA Moves to Ban 12 D-Con Mouse and Rat Control Products / Action Will Prevent Thousands of Accidental Exposures Among Children Each Year - News release from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

America’s Children and the Environment, Third Edition (PDF) - Report from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency | News release

New Three-Year Initiative Announced to Help Cities Expand Children’s Access to Health Insurance - News release from the National League of Cities

Whooping Cough Making Record Comeback Here and Nationally - Connecticut Mirror

The Public Benefit Obstacle Course—and How to Get Out of It - Blog post by the Connecticut Association for Human Services

We Must Provide Equal Opportunity in Sports to Students with Disabilities - Blog post by U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan

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