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Media Advisory on Kenny A. v Barnes

Judge to hear afgument in child welfare lawsuit encouraging fact finding on dangerous emergency shelters for foster children in Fulton and DeKalb counties in the state of Georgia.... [more]

Florida Court Rules Rights of Children Under Adoption and Safe Families Act Can be Enforced in Feder

Under the Adoption and Safe Families Act children's rights can be defended in federal courty; Florida judge rules.... [more]

New Report on Foster Care Practice in Milwaukee Shows Children in Jeopardy Since Wisconsin State Tak

Report shows that children in the foster care system in Milwaukee are at risk of abuse and neglect at a rate five times that of federal standards.... [more]

Innovative Settlement of Class-action Lawsuit to Launch Court-Ordered Full-Scale Reform of Tennessee

Class-action lawsuit in Tennessee results in court-order full-scale reform for the child welfare system in Tennessee.... [more]

Report Shows Connecticut Foster Children at Risk as Caseworkers Fail to Visit Foster Homes for Month

Report indicates that children are at risk because caseworkers in Connecticut fail to visit children in foster homes in the child welfare system.... [more]

Judge Approves Settlement of Class-action Lawsuit; Full-scale Reform of Tennessee Child Welfare Syst

Class-action lawsuit gets judges approval and investigation into child welfare policy and practice to begin in Tennessee.... [more]

Child's Death in Overcrowded Foster Home Highlights Statewide Problem' Advocates Call for Strike For

Child dies in overcrowded foster home in Florida; advocates call for investigation into overcrowding and abuse of children by foster parents.... [more]

First National Study of Effects of Privatization on Child Welfare Services Undertaken by Children's

National study on the privatization of child welfare services is undertake by Children's Rights.... [more]

Federal Appeals Court Decision Sends Child Welfare Reform Case Back to Lower Court

New Mexico chils advocates will continue to fight for New Mexico children in foster care system in lower court.... [more]

Agreement Reached in Class Action Lawsuit to Ensure Better Outcomes for Connecticut's Foster Childre

Court agrees to a series of performance and outcome measures that must be met by the child welfare system in Connecticut.... [more]

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