Fact Checking Claims About Rise In Connecticut Car Thefts
A fatal hit-and-run by a teen allegedly driving a stolen vehicle has led to more debate about Connecticut’s juvenile justice reforms. State Republican lawmakers blame policy changes in Connecticut for a rise in car thefts by teens.
This hour, we take a closer look at the data with the investigative editor of Connecticut Public’s new Accountability Project.
And later, we hear what a recent court ruling means for school districts which are required to provide special education to their students.
Does your child receive special education services in our state?
- Walter Smith-Randolph - Investigative editor and lead reporter of The Accountability Project at Connecticut Public
- Kasey Considine - Supervising attorney at Disability Rights Connecticut
- Kate Farrish - Contributing writer for the Connecticut Health Investigative Team (C-HIT.org); also journalism professor at Central Connecticut State University
Cat Pastor contributed to this show.