Commission on Children: What We're Reading
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March 25, 2014

What We're Reading

Articles from the past week concerning
Connecticut children

State Measure Takes Aim At Chronic School Absenteeism
- Hartford Courant

CT Schools Lag in Diagnosing, Helping Dyslexic Students
- Connecticut Mirror

Advocates Push For Child Abuse Prevention Program
- Hartford Courant

Program Works to Lift Single Mothers Out of Poverty
- New York Times (includes video)

Spankings Tied to Likelihood of Child Protective Service Visits
- Hartford Courant

Education Funding: Malloy Wants to Back Off State Formula
- Connecticut Mirror

As Mental Health Issues Rise, Politicians Open Up About Family Experiences
- Hartford Courant

Everyone Is Talking about Heroin in Norwalk
- Courage to Speak Foundation Inc.

In New Sandy Hook School, Newtown Plays Design Role
- New York Times

Malloy Announces Campaign to Help Combat Childhood Obesity
- News release from the National Foundation for Governors’ Fitness Councils

Senate Bill Would Expand Child Care, Boost Safety
- Associated Press

States Explore Free Community College
- Stateline, the daily news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts

Parents Of Down Syndrome Children Support Each Other Through First Call
- Fox CT

Five Things to Know about School Discipline
- Child Trends


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