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

What We're Reading

The past week's most important articles concerning
Connecticut children

Connecticut to Lose $56M in Sequestration, with Education, Social Services to Be Hit Hardest - Connecticut Mirror

Connecticut Will Be One of the Last States to Reach 90% High School Graduation Rate
- New report from the Colin Powell-led America’s Promise Alliance

State Cuts Number Of Children in Juvenile Jail
- Hartford Courant

Mental Health Panel to Endorse Educator Training, Case Management
- Connecticut Mirror

Despite Limited Research, Lawmakers Scrutinize Violent Video Games
- Connecticut Mirror

Bullies Who Were Also Bullied Have More Adult Psychiatric Problems

Americans Uncomfortable Around Mentally Ill Despite Acknowledging Discrimination
-Kaiser Family Foundation

After Newtown, Support for Mental-health Spending Grows
-Washington Post

Homeless Families Causing Foster Children to Linger in State Custody
- Connecticut Mirror

After Years of Crouching, Arts Ed is Raising Its Hand Again
-Washington Post

What We're Watching:

Moving from Tragedy to Action: The Power of Community
- Video from the Connecticut Network (CT-N). Note: Educators, parents, and public officials gathered at the Old State House in Hartford to discuss ways communities can respond to terrible events like the Newtown school shootings. The Commission on Children was a partner in this program. News release

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

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