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By PBS NewsHour
Only about half of all youth in foster care in the U.S. graduate from high school, and just one in 10 enroll in college. But 19-year-old James Turner, raised in foster care since he was 18 months old and now…
By Laura Santhanam
Join the NewsHour's Twitter chat this Wednesday to hear from foster care experts on exploring what can be done to change the outcomes and expectations for the nation's most vulnerable youth.
“They are able to use data to anticipate where a problem might occur versus waiting for a problem to occur and then reviewing it. That’s the kind of work that can happen in child protection.”…
As many as eight children die daily in the United States after their parents or caregivers abuse or neglect them, but a plan released today could help protect thousands of young lives.
By Margaret Sessa-Hawkins
Judge Scott Johansen had issued an order this week to take the 9-month-old baby from the custody of April Hoagland and Beckie Peirce and said that the child would do better with a heterosexual family.
By Laura Santhanam, Megan Crigger
The amount of time a child in foster care waits to be adopted has dropped dramatically since 2000, an improvement that is no accident, according to child welfare advocates.
Singer Anthony Hamilton could have been one of these young people.
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