Trump, Obama Agree on Educational Stability; What about Foster Kids?
When it comes to their children’s education, Donald Trump and Barack Obama are in lockstep. Both understand that uprooting a child from school can impede educational achievement, and disrupt fragile social and emotional development.
Adoption Certification Requirement Compounds Foster Care Shortage in L.A.
Los Angeles County’s Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) is at a crossroads. While the number of children coming into the system steadily climbs, the number of suitable homes where they can be placed continues to dwindle.
The immensity of educational reform in California threatens to crowd out focus on foster youth. On March 12th, the California State Assembly Budget Subcommittee on Education conducted a hearing on Governor Jerry Brown’s sweeping education reform known as the “Local Control Funding Formula.”