These Are The States With The Best And Worst School Systems, According To New Rankings
A new education ranking released this week found that students in New Jersey are receiving a much better education than students in Mississippi. The r...
Lisa Ling on The Reality of Foster Kids
Lisa Ling, host and executive producer of Our America with Lisa Ling, goes into the largest foster care system in the country. Hear her important insights and what surprised her the most.
convicted of violence, sex crimes, & drug offenses - ok for foster kids?
The Boston Herald has added a flame to the fire under the Massachusetts Department of Family Services and Governor Deval Patrick, already under heat for the case of five year old Jeremiah Oliver...
The Cost of Doing Nothing About Federal Child Welfare Financing - The Annie E. Casey Foundation
A new infographic from the Annie E. Casey Foundation and the Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative shows the high cost of doing nothing about our federal financing system for child welfare.
Californians support historic changes in school funding, curriculum
In a broad consensus across racial, political and economic lines, most Californians support two historic changes in how academic subjects are taught and state dollars are allocated to schools, according to a statewide survey released Wednesday.
We are abandoning children in foster care - CNN
Rita Soronen says about 24,000 children turn 18 years old each year and "age out" of foster care; most of them put out alone into the world without a lifeline.