Child Welfare

Senate Foster Care Bill Would Incentivize Kin, Monitor Private Providers and Child Fatalities

Leaders of the Senate Finance Committee introduced a bill Wednesday that would incentivize kinship placements in foster care, establish national child welfare standards on worker caseloads, and require better assessment of both child fatalities and […]

Analysis

Missing the Bus

California fails to implement federal education law, denying students in foster care their right to school transportation. At least 35,000 school-aged California children live in foster care today. Entering the system is, invariably, traumatic. Oftentimes, […]