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September 2014

Connecticut's Invisible Opportunity Gap: Academic Challenges Facing Children and Youth in Foster Care

This report documents that Connecticut children in foster care lag their peers academically. 

Issue Areas:
Child Welfare, Education
September 2014

Poverty, Median Income, and Health Insurance in Connecticut:Summary of 2013 American Community Survey Census Data

Data released by the U.S. Census Bureau, as analyzed by Connecticut Voices for Children, detailed the level of poverty and uninsured rates in Connecticut, its counties, and its major cities.

Issue Areas:
Family Economic Security, Health
September 2014

Keeping Kids Covered: Continuing Federal Funding for Connecticut's HUSKY Program

The HUSKY Program in Connecticut provides health insurance for over 300,000 children under Medicaid (HUSKY A) and Connecticut’s separate Children’s Health Insurance Program (HUSKY B). 

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