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  • The Social State of Connecticut 2005

    The Connecticut State Legislature commissioned this report to monitor the social health of the state. The Connecticut Index of Social Health measures trends in social health since 1970 and shows that social health decreased in 2004 and 2005.

    February 01, 2006

  • A Community Alcohol, Tobacco, and Drug Indicators Handbook (2005 Edition)

    Join Together created this handbook to guide the development of reporting programs based on various indicators of substance abuse.

    December 31, 2005

  • Hartford Blueprint for Young Children: Delivering the Promise of Success

    The City of Hartford created a five-year plan to create a cohesive, coordinated, family-centered system that uses the programs in the city, along with focused public policymaking and financial investment, to improve the lives of young children, age birth to eight. 

    May 31, 2005

  • A Town-Level Assessment of Community Food Security in Connecticut

    This report, released by the University of Connecticut's Food Policy Marketing Center, summarizes a town-level assessment of communityfood security in Connecticut. The results show which towns are food insecure and provide some insight into what barriers may exist to food security in those areas.

    May 23, 2005

  • Town of Guilford Natural Resource Inventory and Assessment

    An assessment and inventory of Guilford, Connecticut's natural resources, produced by the Natural Resource Inventory Committee, a subcommittee of the Guilford Conservation Commission.The document provides a detailed understanding of what resources exist, where they can be found, and how they relate to one another, allowing land use decision makers to protect the integrity of natural resources while providing for compatible residential and commercial growth. An additional benefit is to enhance residents’ understanding about the environment in which they live.

    January 31, 2005

  • Buried Treasure: Developing a Management Guide From Mountains of School Data

    This report discusses what is required to develop a school district "management guide," and offers a sample guide based on evidence-based indicators. Such indicators include achievement, elimination of the achievement gap, student attraction, student engagement, student retention, teacher attraction/retention, and funding equity.

    January 31, 2005