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Brookfield school resource officer always thinks ‘what would I do if?’ How he helps keep kids safe

August 29, 2022 • Education & Employment

BROOKFIELD — A bullet proof vest strapped to his chest with a handgun and stun gun on his belt, Sean Flynn stood ready with a smile underneath his sun glasses as new students filtered into the Whisconier Middle School building for a walk-around tour on Tuesday.“This is the best gig in police wor...

Authors: Trevor Ballantyne •  Source: NewsTimes • View

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Why Connecticut’s top 10 ranking in child well-being may not be all good news

Click HERE to listen to the story. Connecticut Public Radio | By John Henry Smith Published August 18, 2022 at 6:06 PM EDT Every year, NPR underwriter The Annie E. Casey Foundation produces the Kids Count report. The report ranks states according to the level of well-being enjoyed by their children....

Authors: John Henry Smith •  Source: Connecticut Public Radio • View

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‘Kids Count’ report: CT ranks 7th in the nation for childhood well-being: Housing affordability a low point for the state, national report says

by Ginny Monk Connecticut improved its national ranking in childhood well-being but still has progress to make, particularly in housing and issues related to economic security, according to an annual report released today. Connecticut was ranked 7th in the nation in this year’s Annie E. Casey Fou...

Authors: Ginny Monk •  Source: Connecticut Mirror • View

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Investment Needed for CT Children to Thrive, Report Says

August 8, 2022 • Fiscal & Economics

Click HERE to listen to the article.  Edwin J. Viera, Monday, August 8, 2022 More investment is needed across Connecticut to support the economic well-being and education of children, according to a new annual report. The Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Kids Count Data Book finds the number of c...

Authors: Edwin J. Viera •  Source: Public News Service • View

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