Children & Youth

Mold Issues Affect Schools In Stamford And Westport

Oct 8, 2018
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The public school system in Stamford, Connecticut, has been billed $266,000 to resolve mold issues in 11 of their buildings.

4 New Haven Schools Among Healthiest In America

Oct 4, 2018
The Alliance for a Healthier Generation

Four Connecticut schools were ranked in America's Healthiest Schools for 2018 by the Alliance for a Healthier Generation.

State of Connecticut

Connecticut's child advocate is calling for immediate action to improve safety and care at a state-run psychiatric treatment center for children. That’s in response to the suicide of a pregnant teenager and seven other suicide attempts within the past year.

On Wednesday Child Advocate Sarah Eagan released her office's report on the Albert J. Solnit Children's Center in Middletown. The facility is run by the state’s child welfare agency, DCF.

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Fairfield County’s Community Foundation Fund for Women & Girls is collaborating with five local non-profits to develop a program designed to fight sexual violence in Fairfield County.  

Eric Risberg / AP

Earlier this month, a 16-year-old boy from New London ran away from a court-ordered juvenile treatment center. He’s still missing. Juvenile justice workers say he’s not the only kid to fall through the cracks since the state’s prison for boys closed earlier this year.