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IN THE NEWS 
August 10, 2015
Feds target discrimination in child welfare system 
The Obama administration on Monday released guidance to state and local child welfare agencies to prevent discrimination against parents, foster parents and adoptive parents with disabilities.

August 7, 2015
Child Welfare Ideas from the Experts, #5: Better Reporting Options for Maltreatment in Foster Care
The challenge comes in connecting new requirements to money; that is the only hope of standardizing the collection of data on this issue in the most straightforward way, because that could be done through a reauthorization of the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA). 

August 5, 2015
Dems pushing improvements to child welfare system
Democratic lawmakers are expected to introduce legislation Wednesday afternoon to improve the child welfare system. Also: New Child Welfare Bill Focuses on Keeping Families Together (Press Release)

August 4, 2015
Sen. Ron Wyden to introduce bill on foster care reform 
The bill, called The Family Stability and Kinship Care Act, would change the nation's federal child welfare funding structure to focus more on front-end, preventive support services. Now, most federal child welfare spending is on foster care. Information Gateway Resource: Introduction to Family Support and Preservation:









UPCOMING EVENTS 
September 29-30, 2015
Leadership Summit
Texas Christian University
Fort Worth, TX 

Summer 2015 Edition of Residential Education Matters is now available