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Friday, June 15, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
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Alaska Gov. Bill Walker signed House Bill 151 , first introduced by Rep. Les Gara who is a former foster youth.  Th...
Friday, June 8, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
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California State Attorney General Xavier Becerra has announced that Oklahoma will be added to the restricted states for s...
Friday, June 1, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
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Missouri Senate Bill 819 should improve foster care by establishing a grant program that makes money available to meet...
Friday, May 25, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
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Colorado House Bill 1319 was signed into law by Governor John Hickenlooper on Friday. This bill will allow counties to...
Friday, May 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
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Alaska Legislature has passed House Bill 151 which will improve the foster care system by establishing new training and...
Monday, April 30, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
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Colorado legislature cleared a $2.9 million bill called Improving Educational Stability for Foster Youth, H.B. 18-1306 ,...
Friday, April 20, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
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California Senate Bill 94 will help foster youth access Cal Grants till they are up to 26 years old instead of just one...
Friday, April 13, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
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Kansas House members are still being pressured to pass a bill they have rejected twice concerning state contracts and gra...
Friday, April 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
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Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb has signed a bill of rights for foster parents . This bill mandates that the Department of...
Friday, March 30, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
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Indiana Bill HF 3626 was proposed to the House Health and Human Services Reform Committee.  This bipartisan legisl...
Friday, March 23, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
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Georgia State Representative Bert Reeves has brought forth House Bill 159 , signed into law on March 5, which updates Ge...
Friday, March 16, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
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California nonprofit The UCLA Pritzker Center for Strengthening Children and Families is a collaborative hub for resear...
Saturday, March 10, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
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California 's legislators are introducing two new bills aimed to ease the funding delays caused by the Continuum of Care...
Friday, March 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
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Indiana Senator Andy Zay is authoring a bill to improve communications between schools, the Department of Child Service...
Friday, February 23, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
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Indiana Department of Education and Department of Child Services would be required to share data on students who are fost...
Friday, February 16, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
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California San Diego Assemblyman Todd Gloria announced a bill that guarantees transgender foster children "access to ge...
Friday, February 9, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
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California San Juan Unified School District's Foster Youth Services program is holding its annual Foster Youth Job Shado...
Friday, February 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
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California Continuum of Care Reform has the statewide goal to place more foster youth but child welfare agencies are st...
Friday, January 26, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
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Indiana house committee has approved legislation to track children in foster care and their success in school. This bil...
Friday, January 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
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Michigan Auditor General , the Legislature's main oversight arm is suing the Michigan Department of Health and Human Ser...
Friday, January 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
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Kansas Lieutenant Governor Jeff Colyer announced that the administration will seek a $16.5 million funding increase ove...
Friday, January 5, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
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Missouri Governor's wife Sheena Greitens has announced that Missouri has joined the National Electronic Interstate Compa...
Friday, December 29, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
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California Los Angeles County Continuum of Care Reform (CCR) aims to decrease reliance on new homes.  The Resource...
Friday, December 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
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Centers for the Study of Social Policy and Dartington Social Research Unit have formed a partnership to study transforma...
Friday, December 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
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The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) has released the annual report on Adoptive Foster Care Analysis and R...
Tuesday, November 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
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A new report finds that youth in the foster care system are leaving before they age out.  Though forty states offer...
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...

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