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Report: School Officers Don’t Make Students Feel Safer

December 30, 2021 • Rights & Justice

A new report shows the presence of police officers in school settings contributed to more referrals to law enforcement, particularly for students of color. The report from Connecticut Voices for Children analyzed data from the 2017-2018 school year and found the risk of arrest was five times highe...

Authors: Emily Scott •  Source: Public News Service • View

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Report: Thousands of Connecticut children would slide into poverty if enhanced federal tax break expires

December 9, 2021 • Fiscal & Economics

More than 600,000 Connecticut children live in households that could lose millions of dollars in federal assistance next month if Congress remains gridlocked over President Biden’s latest pandemic recovery plan. That’s according to a new analysis from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities...

Authors: Keith M. Phaneuf •  Source: Connecticut Mirror • View

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Report: CT’s funding, delivery of special education ‘insufficient, ineffective and inequitable’

A recent report concluded Connecticut’s approach to special education is inadequate, and students are suffering as a result. Connecticut Voices for Children, a think tank and advocacy group, found the state’s current methods of funding and delivering special education services are “insufficien...

Authors: Cayla Bamberger •  Source: CT Post • View

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