Show: The Imprint Weekly

Headlines: Foster Care Numbers, Kinship Licensing, Chronic Absenteeism and More

On this month’s headlines edition of the podcast, we discuss new federal data on foster care, the first state and tribe to get approved for kinship licensing, and what happened this year in the government spending deal. We also talk about a controversial law in Tennessee over foster parents’ views on sexual orientation, Minnesota’s African American Family Preservation Act, and more.

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What’s In the 2024 Spending Deal for Youth and Families

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Michigan, Salt River Pima Tribe Approved for Federal Kinship Support

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Federal Report: Foster Care Total Dropped Again in 2022

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50-State Comparison of Mandatory Reporting Laws

Senate Approves Bill Establishing a Right to Foster, Adopt by Anti-LGBTQ Parents in Tennessee

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Idaho Legislature requests Office of Performance Evaluations investigation of Youth Treatment Homes

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Short-Staffed New York Juvenile Facilities Place Detained Youth at Risk, State Investigation Finds

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A Bill Once Again Before Minnesota Lawmakers Set Out to Preserve Black Families. This Year’s Version Would Apply to Almost Everyone in the Child Welfare System.

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NAACP and Children’s Advocates Request Federal Civil Rights Investigation of Minnesota’s Child Welfare System

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Congressional Candidate Wants to Create a Place for Young Women ‘To Dream, To Fight and To Just Be’

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Profiles in Youth Work: Lateefah Simon

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Barry Krisberg, Lifelong Crusader for Youth Behind Bars, is Mourned Nationwide

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