Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Legally Kidnapped

Legally Kidnapped


Sisters finally get a big brother

Posted: 08 May 2012 05:14 AM PDT

Sisters finally get a big brother


Imagine you are walking through a local mall. You spot three girls coming your way, you cross paths, but you don't know the three are your half sisters.


Bullying the teacher

Posted: 08 May 2012 04:07 AM PDT

Bullying the teacher

Imagine you are a school vice-principal. One day, a parent complains that the Grade 5 supply teacher made her son take a squishy banana out of the garbage can and eat it. How do you react? Do you (1) ask the parent if the kid might be exaggerating? Or (2) ask the teacher for her side of the story? Or (3) suspend the teacher, send her home, report her to the school board and call child-welfare authorities?

Note: Just another case of a self-righteous paranoia case reporting her hysterical baseless assumptions.


Lawmakers: Give more protection to social workers and prison guards

Posted: 07 May 2012 07:59 PM PDT

Lawmakers: Give more protection to social workers and prison guards

A bipartisan contingent of legislators from both houses spoke in favor of a bill that equates attacking a social worker or a prison guard with assault on a police officer.


Grandmother of dead Lansing toddler says CPS should have intervened

Posted: 07 May 2012 07:38 PM PDT

Grandmother of dead Lansing toddler says CPS should have intervened

The grandmother of a 2-year-old boy whose death has sparked a police investigation said today that state social workers and police missed opportunities to save his life.

Note: But they didn't because they were too busy harassing innocent families.


Broken Foster System Leaves L.A. Youth Unprepared For Adulthood

Posted: 07 May 2012 07:27 PM PDT

Broken Foster System Leaves L.A. Youth Unprepared For Adulthood


Gabriel Almendarez is looking for one thing in life: someone he can call family.


DCF to use report-card system to monitor foster kids

Posted: 07 May 2012 07:18 PM PDT

DCF to use report-card system to monitor foster kids

Florida is taking steps to reduce the number of youth in foster care who wind up without an education by requiring report cards – not on how the kids are doing in history and English, but on whether they're in a stable situation that enhances their chance to succeed in school and life.


Disabled couple thrilled they’ll be able to keep their baby

Posted: 07 May 2012 07:10 PM PDT

Disabled couple thrilled they'll be able to keep their baby

The proud parents of a 3-week-old baby boy learned Friday that they won't lose their child to the Peel Children's Aid Society after all.


Group homes are pivotal in Oklahoma's child welfare reform

Posted: 07 May 2012 06:57 PM PDT


Group homes are pivotal in Oklahoma's child welfare reform


Jordan recalls the happiest part of her childhood was in a group home in Tipton, living in a cottage with girls and a married couple.




Nevada Foster Kids Can Pursue Neglect Claims

Posted: 07 May 2012 06:43 PM PDT

Nevada Foster Kids Can Pursue Neglect Claims

Foster children in Nevada can pursue claims that Clark County failed to keep them free from harm, neglected to provide proper medical care and generally mismanaged the foster program, the 9th Circuit ruled Friday.