Child Safety and Welfare

Child Safety and Welfare

2017 Session Adjourns: An update from Sine Die

Late last week, the Indiana General Assembly rushed to wrap-up state business at the close of the 2017 legislative session. At the start of...

VIDEO: Broden discusses Dept. of Child Services reform

State Senator John Broden on a package of bills aimed at increasing oversight of the Department of the Child Services.

2013 Session Preview: Recommendations from interim committees

Dept. of Child Services reform The Dept. of Child Services Interim Study Committee was convened during the 2012 interim and charged with reviewing the operations of...

March: Women’s History Month

March was Women's History Month, and it invites us to take a moment to re-evaluate the status of women's rights today as well as...

Senate Bills as they stand: The good, the bad and the ugly

The 2017 session of the Indiana General Assembly is in full swing and bills are moving through the legislative process. Here, we will highlight a number...

A CLOSER LOOK: 5 eye-opening stats about preschool and the hoosier state

$17 million – According to the Indiana Department of Education, during the 2013-2014 school year, Indiana spent $17 million on students who were held...

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Lanane OpEd: “Is this the best we can do for children in Indiana?”

The 2017 Kids Count Data Report published by the Annie E. Casey Foundation and the Indiana Youth Institute ranks Indiana 28th among states for...