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Archive: May 23, 2012

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ST. PAUL, Minn. - The number of American children who are being raised by grandparents or other relatives continues to grow, according to a new report by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. The research found that kinship care has grown by 18 percent in the last decade. Marcy Jeffreys with the Children ...Read More

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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living with grandparents and other relatives - and a new report indicates that the latest Census numbers already are outdated.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

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AUGUSTA, Maine - The number of Maine children in kinship care has more than doubled over the past decade, and the relatives and family friends taking care of them are in need of more support, according to a new report. The Annie E. Casey Foundation says in its report that there are approximately 8, ...Read More

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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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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

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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

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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

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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

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