Arizona Schools. Children in foster care must go to school in person, says DCS

While parents, teachers and public officials debate whether it’s safe to send kids back to the classroom, one group is guaranteed to be on site when schools reopen: foster children. The Arizona Department of Child Safety has advised foster parents and relatives who care for kids in DCS custody that the children should attend school […]

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Big Drop In Child Abuse Reports In LA — And That Has Advocates Worried

Big Drop In Child Abuse Reports In L.A. Has Advocates Very Worried

“The child welfare system as a whole may become incredibly overburdened,” said Jen Braun, president of the Alliance for Children’s Rights, an organization that provides free legal services and other supportive programs for abused and neglected children. DCFS says in a typical year it serves about 34,000 children. The agency is recruiting additional foster families […]

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