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education

Parental Rights for Those Involved in Foster Care

8/29/2022

The Costs of a Failing System

We use taxpayers dollars to fund a system that is morally bankrupt, where children and social workers suffer, writes Kenyon Lee Whitman.

Christina Parker: Expanding the Chafee Program

8/25/2022

Child Welfare Ideas from the Experts

Congressional intern Christina Parker wants more flexibility and expanded eligibility to support young people who have experienced foster care as they transition to adulthood.

Annual Child Well-Being Data Book Highlights Mental Health

8/17/2022

Annual Child Well-Being Data Book Highlights Mental Health

The new KIDS COUNT Data Book shows that young Americans faced significant mental health challenges even before the COVID-19 pandemic.

Foster Youth Interning in Congress Want Laws Improving Health Care, Greater Access to Benefits

7/21/2022

Foster Youth Interning in Congress Envision Laws Improving Health Care, Greater Access to Benefits

Interns with the Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute presented their policy recommendations to members of Congress and their staff.

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Executive Order Pledges Better Support for LGBTQ Youth

6/27/2022

Executive Order Pledges Better Support for LGBTQ Youth

In an executive order issued this month, President Joe Biden detailed his plan to advance equality for LGBTQ youth and adults.

Kids with Disabilities Deserve Adoptions with Loving Foster Families

5/4/2022

The High Cost of Life After Foster Care

Even if one does not attend traditional college, there are other options available for youth exiting foster care, writes Kiana Deane.

    Mississippi Governor Signs Law to Provide Free Tuition to Foster Youth

    5/2/2022

    Mississippi Governor Signs Law to Provide Free Tuition to Foster Youth

    Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves signed a bill last week that will provide free college and technical school tuition for Mississippi foster youth through a scholarship fund.

    When College Is Not in Session, Where Do Foster Youth Turn?

    1/4/2022

    When College is Not in Session, Where Do Foster Youth Turn?

    When college campuses close for holiday break or in an unprecedented emergency like the coronavirus pandemic, the former foster youth who rely on colleges for housing security are left scrambling to fill that gap.

    A Teen Remains At Large After Five Flee a Washington Youth Prison

    12/27/2021

    Top Stories of 2021: Schools Ponder Discipline, The Role of Law Enforcement

    As in-person learning resumed in schools, an increase in concerning incidents had some districts reconsidering their choices to remove campus police.