Advocates for children in foster care in Connecticut say equal access to education is a civil rights issue that the state needs to better address. Educational barriers facing those children was the subject of a forum on Thursday at the state Capitol complex in Hartford.
New York's Department of Health released data on enrollment in its health insurance exchange this week. The data show 26% of young adults are enrolling in the exchange. This number is just above what experts call the "death spiral."
Connecticut's Department of Children and Families announced on Tuesday that they’re beginning to develop a plan to address the behavioral health needs of children in the state. Mental health providers say the plan needs to focus on getting care to young people.