Commission on Children: What We're Reading
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June 7, 2013

What We're Reading

The past week's most important articles concerning
Connecticut children

Lawmakers commit $355 million in new money for education over next two years
- Hartford Courant

Childcare providers worry their money held hostage by politics
- Connecticut Mirror

Some education reforms to be phased-in; Slower rollout for education reforms approved by Senate
- Connecticut Mirror

Omnibus policy bill ends health program launched by former Gov. Rell
- Connecticut Mirror

Connecticut's economic trend worst in nation
- Hartford Courant

Medicaid and food stamp delays: Is the problem the people or the process?
- WNPR, via Your Public Media

Children respond to Newtown tragedy through art
- WTNH-TV, News 8

State releases report on suspensions, expulsions for all public school students
- Hartford Courant

Charter schools suspend elementary students twice as much
- Connecticut Mirror

Charter suspension rate prompts call to action
- New Haven Independent

Why some schools want to expel suspensions
- National Public Radio (NPR)

U.S. tweens active, unmonitored on social media: survey
- Reuters

Mothers are the sole or primary provider in four-in-ten households with children
- Pew Research Center

Many dropouts try—and fail—to return to school
- Education Week

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