The Connecticut News Project Inc., publisher of The Connecticut Mirror, is launching two new companion websites in March — Trend CT and CT Viewpoints.
We decided to return to our roots to better serve your need for fast, accurate and easy-to-find information.
Students in the Cities, Suburbs & Schools seminar at Trinity College and I had the privilege of designing online data visualizations with CT Mirror journalists Jacqueline Rabe Thomas and Alvin Chang, which they recently published in their January 15, 2014 story, “By the numbers: Integrating schools in CT.”
Across the country, states are closing or downsizing juvenile justice facilities. This has been happening during an unprecedented reduction in youth crime. Juvenile courts and state juvenile justice agencies are finding that they can protect the public and improve the lives of youth by using community resources more and relying less on institutions.
Like a ship adrift at sea, our state is rudderless. Leadership seems bent on serving every interest except the public’s, and the inevitable outcome has been a nonexistent economic recovery and increasing financial insecurity for people all across the state.