Commission on Children: What We're Reading
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February 21, 2013

What We're Reading

The past week's most important articles concerning
Connecticut children

Post-Newtown Panel Recommends Changes to Promote Safer Schools
- Hartford Courant

Governor Proposes Restrictions on Weapons, Ammo
- Connecticut Mirror

Raising Adam Lanza
- Hartford Courant, in partnership with the PBS program "Frontline" (Includes video)

Waiting for the Next Crisis: Parents Struggle with Children's Mental Health Needs
- Connecticut Mirror

Finger Guns, Toy Guns and Threats: The Fallout of Sandy Hook
- Washington Post

Architects Warn Sandy Hook Panel of Security Limits
- Connecticut Mirror

Issue Brief: Best Practices in School Mental Health
- Child Health and Development Institute (CHDI)

Education Panel: To Close Achievement Gap, Urgent State, Federal Action Needed
- Washington Post

Class Struggle: How Charter Schools Get Students They Want
- Reuters

Children in U.S. Are Eating Fewer Calories, Study Finds
- New York Times

Supplements for Kids: There’s Not Much Evidence That They’re Valuable
- Washington Post

Health Officials Urge F.D.A. to Limit Sweeteners in Sodas
- New York Times

In Alabama, a Model for Obama’s Push to Expand Preschool
- New York Times


Save a Life, Stop a Bully
- Ken Dixon, Hearst Newspapers

How Advertising Targets Our Children
- Dr. Perry Klass, New York Times

Investing in Innovation: The Economic Case for Early Childhood Education
- Georgetown Public Policy Review Q&A with Dr. Art Rolnick


—Compiled by Katelyn Mike, Julia Paigo, and Kevin Flood.

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