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  • State Consolidates, Elevates Early Childhood Services

    State Consolidates, Elevates Early Childhood Services
    HARTFORD – It may seem like low-hanging fruit, this idea of taking nine programs scattered over five departments and braiding them into a single agency focused on early childhood education, safety and family skills in Connecticut.
  • States strive to keep Medicaid patients out of the emergency department

    WASHINGTON Nearly half the states use higher copayments to dissuade Medicaid recipients from unnecessary visits to emergency rooms, where care is more costly. These states require patients to make the payments, which are as high as $30 per visit in...

    Janet Otwell, former leader of state aging agency, dies at 86

     Janet Otwell, former leader of state aging agency, dies at 86
    Janet Otwell led the Illinois Department on Aging in the 1980s, was a coordinator of the Governor's Task Force on Children and chairman of the Children and Family Services Advisory Council. "She was an advocate who really got things done for older...

    Anti-Israel divestment push gains traction at US colleges

    The lecture hall had filled quickly. Several students arrived wearing keffiyehs, the traditional Palestinian headscarves, while in the front row, a young man sat draped in the Israeli flag. As the meeting opened, a student government officer reviewed...

    Lawmakers Discuss Study Bill Allowing Student-Athletes to Join a Union

    Lawmakers Discuss Study Bill Allowing Student-Athletes to Join a Union
    College athletes who generate big money for their schools ought to be allowed to join a union, the top official at the Connecticut AFL-CIO told members of the legislature's labor committee Thursday. "If someone is making money for the university, then...