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Archive: May 23, 2012

NEW YORK - New York is part of a growing national trend in terms of the number of children living with grandparents and other relatives - and a new report indicates that the latest Census numbers already are outdated. Gerard Wallace, who directs the New York State Kinship Navigator program, says a ...Read More

ALBANY, N.Y. - Frustration over teacher layoffs and public school program cutbacks around the state has prompted a new, year-long campaign to get the governor and legislature to "go back to the drawing board." An alliance of educators, parents, administrators, school board members, unions, and comm ...Read More

PHOTO: Grandfather reading to child

BOISE, Idaho - For more than 7,000 children in Idaho, a grandma, grandpa or aunt is playing the role of "parent." A report released today by the Annie E. Casey Foundation shows it's a growing trend in the Gem State. The number of children being cared for by family members is up by 100 percent in th ...Read More

CHICAGO - The Violence Against Women Act has been renewed twice with bipartisan support since originally passed in 1994, but this year's reauthorization has become the object of an election-year political battle. The Senate passed a version of the bill that includes immigrants, Native Americans, and ...Read More

PHOTO: Grandfather reading to a child

RICHMOND, Va. - Military deployment, death or job losses are just a few of the reasons next of kin, or close friends, step in to help raise children other than theirs, a situation referred to as kinship care. A new report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation finds that, in Virginia, over 69,000 kids a ...Read More

PHOTO: Grandfather reading to a child

PORTLAND, Ore. - About 22,000 children in Oregon live with relatives other than their parents, and these extended family tree "branches" present challenges as well as benefits. They are the topics of a new Annie E. Casey Foundation report released today, with recommendations for making such family ...Read More

INDIANAPOLIS - There's been a surge in the use of kinship care in Indiana; that's the term when relatives or family friends are raising a child, rather than the child's parents. 59,000 children in Indiana are such care, according to the new Annie E. Casey Foundation report called "Stepping Up For ...Read More

PHOTO: Grandparent reading to a child

COLUMBUS, Ohio - When a birth parent is unable to provide care, a relative or family friend can be called upon to help raise a child. A new report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation says such "kinship care" is becoming more common, in Ohio and across the country. It's up 18 percent in the past decad ...Read More

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