Federal Judge Gives Final OK to Arizona’s Foster Care Improvement Plan
For Low-Income Youth in California, Much is Promised But Little Received with Mental Health Services
Adela Carranco was just 11 years old when her mother discovered she was planning to kill herself. Her suicidal intentions were tapped out in cold detail on her cell phone, from options for ending her life — take pills, get run over, or slit her wrists — to notes saying goodbye to loved ones.
Arizona’s Top Child Welfare Leader Goes on Offensive Against Class Action Lawsuit
Lawsuits, particularly class-action lawsuits, can be used to force public systems to right wrongs and make reparations by ensuring mistakes of the past aren’t repeated. In the case of child welfare, lawsuits are sometimes effective and other times they are not, but they nearly always cost taxpayers millions of dollars.