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Friday, November 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
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Adoption advocates are worried that lawmakers will attempt to remove the adoption credit so they aim to increase the pres...
Friday, November 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
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The House Republican tax bill is looking to eliminate the tax credit for adoptive parents.  Adoption advocates, re...
Friday, November 3, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
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California nonprofit United Friends of the Children and USC's Dworak-Peck School of Social Work partnered together to put...
Friday, October 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
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Alaska tribes and state sign first state-tribal compact for child welfare in the country.  Commissioner of the Ala...
Friday, October 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
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District of Columbia Capitol Hill Foster Youth Internship Program participants put together a policy proposal related t...
Friday, October 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
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Kansas Senator Laura Kelly is calling on the Department for Children and Family to come up with new procedures for respon...
Friday, October 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
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California Governor Jerry Brown has approved $31 million of funding for the Emergency Child Care Bridge that provides s...
Friday, September 29, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
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California is rolling out a new approach to the longstanding issue of how to find homes for its most difficult to place...
Monday, September 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
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District of Columbia charter school, Monument Academy , serves 127 children in fifth through seventh grades. Most of t...
Friday, September 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
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Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is announcing a pilot project in Kent County . This project will supp...
Tuesday, September 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
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Georgia nonprofit, Families First , has named Terry Tucker as their new Chief Executive Officer. Terry is currently th...
Friday, September 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
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California is making efforts to help out-of-county foster youth . There are thousands of foster youth in California th...
Friday, August 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
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Kansas Medicaid program is operated by three for-profit companies. Adoptive and foster care parent Katy Keck shared her...
Saturday, August 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
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Delaware Governor John Carney recently signed two bills into law that will give foster children expanded opportunitie...
Friday, August 11, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
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Michigan is in need of more foster parents . There are many children in foster care who are in need of foster families...
Friday, August 4, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
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Maryland County hosts a community forum that highlights the economic impact of childhood trauma . Frederick County Cha...
Friday, July 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
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Florida children and teens that are in need of mental health care will now be able to receive that care through video...
Friday, July 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
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Maryland has reported progress in their foster care system. There has been a 46 percent drop since 2008. Metropolitan...
Friday, July 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
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Florida will implement a new law on July 8, 2017 that will help protect children within the child welfare system. Pro...
Friday, June 30, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
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California Governor Jerry Brown recently signed the 2017-2018 budget and it includes new money to benefit children in...
Friday, June 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
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Michigan Department of Health and Human Services stated that there is a severe need for foster care homes in the stat...
Friday, June 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
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Delaware Governor John Carney nominated Craig R. Fitzgerald , a Deputy Attorney General at the Delaware Department of...
Friday, June 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
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New Mexico ranks close to the bottom in the United States when it comes to child welfare, a new report shows. The...
Friday, May 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
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California Senate Bill 233 will help clarify how foster parents can and should access their foster child’s education...
Friday, May 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
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Illinois Department of Children and Families Director George Sheldon is the subject of an inspector general’s ethics...
Friday, April 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
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Florida Governor Rick Scott is expected to sign the SB 18 bill. This bill calls for paying $3.75 million in the death...
Friday, April 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
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North Carolina lawmakers are working on a bill that will ensure the safety of children returning from foster homes. “R...
Friday, April 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
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Colorado is nearly in compliance with the Every Student Succeeds Act . This initiative provides states with guidelines...
Friday, April 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
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Colorado is raising awareness this National Child Abuse Prevention Month . Denver Human Services invited all of Denver...
Thursday, March 30, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
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Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin recently signed two pieces of legislation that’s aimed to improve the lives of children...
Friday, March 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
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Nebraska is reviewing a bill that would extend a statewide pilot method that would provide wrap-around resources for...
Friday, March 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
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Georgia adoption bill has been altered by the Georgia Senate . These altercations may lead to discrimination in the st...
Monday, February 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
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Colorado counties are working hard to keep the Colorado Department of Human Services from taking millions of dollars...
Monday, January 30, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
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California has failed to comply with a federal deadline requiring all states to submit plans on how to pay for studen...
Monday, January 23, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
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California has mandated reforms to the foster care system that will eliminate group homes in multiple counties. T...

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