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May 2014

Valuing Our Children: How the Final Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Revisions Impact Connecticut

The final state budget approved by state legislators will result in significant improvements in educational opportunities for Connecticut children from preschool through college.

Issue Areas:
Budget and Tax, Child Welfare, Early Care, Education, Health, Juvenile Justice
January 2014

Raise the Grade: Improving Educational Opportunities for Children in State Care

For youth in the care or custody of the state, school attendance and achievement provide an opportunity to experience normalcy, when other facets of their lives are in disarray.

Issue Areas:
Child Welfare, Education
July 2013

Health Reform Provides New Health Coverage for Youth Formerly in Foster Care

In order to help keep young adults insured, the federal Affordable Care Act (ACA) allows adult children to remain on their parents' health insurance until the age of 26.  However, this pro

Issue Areas:
Child Welfare, Health
February 2013

The Governor's Proposed Fiscal Year 2014-15 Budget: The Impact on Children

This report outlines some of the proposals affecting children contained within Governor Malloy’s proposed budget, as well as their likely impacts – highlighting proposed changes in stat

Issue Areas:
Budget and Tax, Child Welfare, Early Care, Education, Family Economic Security, Health, Juvenile Justice
February 2012

The Governor's Proposed Fiscal Year 2013 Budget: The Impact on Children

As Connecticut families continue struggling to emerge from the Great Recession, policymakers must ensure that state budget changes do not undermine our prospects for recovery, in both the short and

Issue Areas:
Budget and Tax, Child Welfare, Early Care, Education, Family Economic Security, Health, Juvenile Justice
September 2011

Promoting Successful Transitions for Adolescents "Aging Out" of Foster Care

Each year, a significant number of young people in Connecticut "age out" of foster care, reaching the age of majority without having found a permanent family.

Issue Area:
Child Welfare
May 2011

Increasing Retention of Connecticut's Foster Families

Connecticut's failure to retain more foster parents in the state's child welfare system has set back progress for children removed from their homes due to abuse or neglect.

Issue Area:
Child Welfare
August 2010

Child Well-Being Data by Town: 2010

This sheet summarizes data for each Connecticut town highlighting areas of child and family well-being, including, including children eligible for free and reduced price meals, unemployment rates,

Issue Areas:
Child Welfare, Early Care, Education, Family Economic Security, Health
November 2009

School Stability Promotes Educational Opportunity for Connecticut's Children in Foster Care

When a child is removed from his home due to abuse or neglect, everything in that child's life changes. He is separated from his parents, home, and possibly his siblings.

Issue Areas:
Child Welfare, Education
June 2009

Children in DCF Care Should Live in the "Least Restrictive Environment"

Currently about one in four children who are in the care of Connecticut's Department of Children and Families (DCF) due to abuse or neglect live in non-family settings.

Issue Area:
Child Welfare