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The Connecticut Mirror

Mark Pazniokas

31 May 2018

Cheshire, Connecticut, United States

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Inspired by German institutions, a prison in Connecticut is focusing on rehabilitation rather than punishment for the most disruptive young inmates. Sixteen months after the program launched, there has been no violenc...

The Connecticut Mirror

Tom Condon

28 February 2018

Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

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As America’s economy becomes increasingly concentrated in metropolitan areas, smaller cities and towns are coming together to act like cohesive regions, thereby generating economic benefits that can be shared. Northea...

The Connecticut Mirror

Jacqueline Rabe Thomas

22 May 2017

Portland, Oregon, United States

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Dual language programs create a bifurcated school day with one half taught in English and the other half in a different language. Research has overwhelmingly shown that these programs, starting as early as kindergarte...

The Connecticut Mirror

Jacqueline Rabe Thomas

6 February 2017

Hartford, Connecticut, United States

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Schools in Connecticut are facing serious challenges with allocation of finances and resources that have dramatically affected their ability to provide programs such as after school curriculum to students, disproporti...

The Connecticut Mirror

Arielle Levin Becker

21 January 2015

New Haven, Connecticut, United States

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Science suggests that having a secure relationship with a caregiver can help protect a child’s brain and body from the effects of adversity. A Connecticut program for very young children who have experienced trauma or...

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