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December 2016

The State of Early Childhood 2015

A new edition of our State of Early Childhood report, which looks at funding and program developments through Fiscal Year 2015. Our main findings are:

Issue Area:
Early Care
December 2016

The Time to Grow: Meeting the Needs of Connecticut Youth Aging Out of Foster Care

Children do best when they live in stable, supportive families.

Issue Area:
Child Welfare
November 2016

Persistent Racial Inequality in School Arrest Rates in Connecticut

Increasingly, stakeholders across Connecticut recognize the negative outcomes youth experience from exclusionary discipline and juvenile justice system involvement.

Issue Area:
Juvenile Justice
September 2016

American Community Survey 2015: Connecticut Residents See Income and Health Insurance Gains, but Child Poverty Remains High

New data from the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey data finds modest progress in health care access, median household incomes and income inequality, but little improvement in reduced poverty.

Issue Areas:
Family Economic Security, Health
September 2016

State of Working Connecticut 2016

This summer marks nearly seven years since the Great Recession ended, but for too many Connecticut families, the years-long recovery has been slow to offer reprieve.

Issue Area:
Family Economic Security
July 2016

Gaps or Loss of Coverage for Children in the HUSKY Program: A 2016 Update

Continuous health insurance coverage is an important aspect of quality in Connecticut’s HUSKY Program, ensuring uninterrupted access to preventive care and treatment for acute and chronic conditions.

Issue Area:
Health
July 2016

Dental Services for Children and Parents in the HUSKY Program: An Update for 2014

This report on dental care in Connecticut’s HUSKY Program shows that for the first time in recent years, utilization of preventive services and treatment has declined among children who were enrolled in the HUSKY Program for the year.

Issue Area:
Health
June 2016

Births to Mothers with HUSKY Program Coverage (Medicaid and CHIP): 2012

This report is the thirteenth in a series of reports on maternal health and birth outcomes issued by Connecticut Voices for Children as part of state-funded HUSKY Program performance monitoring.

Issue Area:
Health
June 2016

Update on Enrollment in Connecticut’s HUSKY Program Under the Affordable Care Act

The Affordable Care has had a significant impact health insurance coverage nationwide and in Connecticut.

Issue Area:
Health
May 2016

Impact of the Final FY 17 Budget Adjustments on Early Care and Education

The final FY 17 budget protects critical investments in early care and education, recognizing that the first few years of a child’s life are the most critical for brain development and future life outcomes.

Issue Areas:
Budget and Tax, Early Care