As number of WV children in foster care increase, officials note impact on students

With This Many West Virginia Children in Foster Care…

From WVNews CLARKSBURG — With more than 7,000 children in West Virginia’s foster care system, state and school officials are working to ensure resources are available for families and students to improve wellness and academic achievement. Approximately 7,032 children in West Virginia are currently placed in foster care, according to a January Legislative Foster Care […]

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Foster care, substance abuse top priorities for state government

Foster care, substance abuse top priorities for WV state government

CHARLESTON — Drug overdose deaths are decreasing and work is ongoing to reunite children in the foster care system with their families, but lawmakers and state health officials say more will be done to curb substance abuse and the further growth of the foster care system in 2020. Members of the media heard from a […]

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