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State of emergency: Shortage of foster homes leads to separated siblings, moving far from home

Georgia is in a “state of emergency” when it comes to foster care, and Floyd County was ranked the fifth highest county per capita for children removed from their homes, according to DFCS officials and a report from Georgia Child Welfare Measures.
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N.J. adoption records will open in January

Parents who gave up children for adoption and who want to remain anonymous must register their wishes by Dec. 31.
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The new school choice debate (a child is more than just a test score) - Marginal REVOLUTION

Since Donald Trump has picked Betsy DeVos to be education secretary, many commentators have been pulling out their anti-school choice arguments from the closet, and for the most part it isn’t a pretty sight.  To insist on a single government-run […]...
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Foster son pleads guilty to 2014 murder of longtime public radio host

Peter Henry told police he was angry at his foster father, Marvell Johnson, for searching his room and taking his e-cigarette charger.
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Tulsa foster parent charged, accused of raping child in September

Jordan Martin, 24, was charged with one count of first-degree rape on Wednesday.
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Ga. child welfare programs go underfunded while foster care population skyrockets

In the past three years Georgia’s foster-care population has skyrocketed from about 7,600 in September 2013 to 13,266 last month.
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I’d Wondered Why The Kindergarteners Couldn’t Play on the Playground Till October | Free Range Kids

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Too Many British Children Taken Into Care

Too Many British Children Taken Into Care | WACPR | Scoop.it
British child welfare agencies taking children from parents at rates that are a 'national disgrace.'
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Man charged in sexual assault of 13-year-old Hutto girl

Man charged in sexual assault of 13-year-old Hutto girl | WACPR | Scoop.it
A man has been accused of sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl in Hutto after her father found him in her bedroom, according to an arrest affidavit.
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Teacher who journaled about sex with student sentenced to prison

Teacher who journaled about sex with student sentenced to prison | WACPR | Scoop.it
Nicole Wilfinger, 37, learned her fate on Wednesday when a judge sentenced her to 28 to 72 months in prison on charges of statutory sexual seduction and sexual conduct with a student.
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Man Gets 520 Years In Prison For Shocking Crime

Man Gets 520 Years In Prison For Shocking Crime | WACPR | Scoop.it
A 72-year-old California man was sentenced to 520 years in prison for sexually assaulting a 9-year-old gir
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American Airlines kicks disabled boy off flight home

American Airlines kicks disabled boy off flight home | WACPR | Scoop.it
Bryant Weasel, 12, who has a rare form of epilepsy, was traveling with his 110lb service dog Chug when the pair were thrown off their flight at Charlotte, North Carolina, on Thanksgiving day.
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Loophole in proposed Family First Act could be a present for pimps

Group homes for foster children are a target for sex traffickers. The loophole would allow continued federal funding for such places.
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The Results From Michigan's Welfare Drug Testing Are In

Michigan has concluded its drug testing pilot program for state welfare recipients and turned up zer
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The Results From the First Ever Study Comparing Vaccinated vs. Unvaccinated Children Are In and The Data is Frightening

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Budget leaders approve big raises for CPS caseworkers

The $142 million plan to address shortcomings in the agency comes with performance standards.
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Manitoba children's advocate concerned about pepper-spraying kids in custody

Manitoba's children's advocate says she is fielding complaints about kids in the justice system being subjected to pepper-spray, isolation and restraints.
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Mother’s suit alleging DCS caseworker abuses proceeds | The Indiana Lawyer

An Indiana Department of Child Services case manager who allegedly pursued meritless child-abuse allegations against an Indianapolis mother must face a federal civil lawsuit, though her DCS supervisors will not, a judge has ruled.
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Mom Finally Discovers Why Her Son's Skin Was 'Melting' (Photos)

Mom Finally Discovers Why Her Son's Skin Was 'Melting' (Photos) | WACPR | Scoop.it
A mother whose son spent the first year of his life with a mysterious burn-like rash on his skin was shocke
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Fixing Oregon foster care becomes a pathetic game of whack-a-mole

Fixing Oregon foster care becomes a pathetic game of whack-a-mole | WACPR | Scoop.it
On September 15, 2015, Willamette Week exposed the fact that the State of Oregon was warehousing children in hideous conditions i
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Foster Parent in Bossier Is Accused of Sex Acts with Young Boys

Foster Parent in Bossier Is Accused of Sex Acts with Young Boys | WACPR | Scoop.it
A south Bossier man is locked up for allegedly having sexual relations with at least three juvenile male victims and possessing and producing child pornography.
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The Kind Of Things That Cool Mothers Do

Funny pictures about The Kind Of Things That Cool Mothers Do. Oh, and cool pics about The Kind Of Things That Cool Mothers Do. Also, The Kind Of Things That Cool Mothers Do photos.
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teaching assistant who performed SIX sex acts on schoolboy jailed

teaching assistant who performed SIX sex acts on schoolboy jailed | WACPR | Scoop.it
Jill Medrum-Jones became close to student while on a school trip to South Africa
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