Child Welfare

New Kansas Governor Talks Family and Foster Care with The Chronicle of Social Change

New Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly (D), who was inaugurated on January 14, wasted no time delving into the state’s troubled child welfare system. In short order, the former state senator has proposed added funding for […]

Child Welfare

Trump Administration Grants Waiver Permitting Discrimination by Child Welfare Providers

The Trump administration has granted South Carolina an exception to rules barring federal funds to discriminatory providers, a decision that opens the door to more challenges by states that wish to shield religious groups from […]

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Child Welfare

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 […]