Dr. Alicia Ferrell came to Middletown in May, 2016 to teach a two-part series on the brain development effects resulting fromscreen time, video games,...
Trauma, Poverty, and Brain Development Workshop
June 9, 2016
Open Community Alliance Geography of Opportunity
November 18, 2015
Follow up 4/12 Presentation CT Voices for Children
April 12, 2018
Pre-K Bills Face the Legislature in 2014
February 9, 2014
Governor Dannel Malloy's agenda includes universal access to pre-kindergarten. But in New York City, Mayor Bill de Blasio is proposing universal pre-kindergarten.
What's the difference?
This hour, we ask the executive director of the Office of Early Childhood, who is working on this issue.
We also hear from a New York City reporter who is covering de Blasio's plan and the debate over how to pay for it.
Finally, we check in on another piece of legislation at the state capitol: the right to die. Should people with terminal illness have the right to choose when and how they die? We're joined by the executive director of one of the organizations pushing this legislation.
Myra Jones-Taylor - Executive Director of Connecticut's Office of Early Childhood
Cyd Oppenheimer - Senior Policy Fellow at Connecticut Voices for Children
Beth Fertig - Education reporter for WNYC
Mickey MacIntyre - Chief Program Officer for Compassion & Choices