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Posted inHealth

DCF: Redesign children’s mental health system

Connecticut’s child welfare agency issued an ambitious proposal to redesign the publicly financed children’s behavioral health system, calling the existing system “broken.” Not clear yet: What the recommendations would cost, how the redesign would work, or how several of the plan’s provisions would apply to the 56 percent of Connecticut youth covered by private insurance.

Posted inCT Viewpoints

Op-Ed: School shootings are no reason to attack home schooling

School shootings are tragedies and should be mourned, not politicized. Unfortunately, leaders in the two old parties seem unable to comprehend this basic truth.  A bipartisan committee, appointed by leaders in both old parties, has decided that the Sandy Hook shooting is an opportunity to attack home schoolers and the rights of families.  Raising and educating […]