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My Turn: Foster children need family ties

...our state's overburdened child protection system? There is no "one size...work toward improving our child protection system, and these efforts have...all know: the state's child protection system is understaffed, leading...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-04-13/my-turn-foster-children-need-family-t
Opinion
State Briefs

...deadlines clash ANCHORAGE - Conflicting deadlines could hamper the efforts of a new commission examining the state's child protection system, officials said. A key part of the Commission on Child Protection's work - a major federal audit - is not...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082502/sta_briefs.shtml
News
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...changed the state of Alaska's child protection system. They heard of an improved...which the often-audited child protection system works. More state staff...to flood the part of the child protection system that takes children into...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020799/Loc_protection.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...on those children, as state agencies and the Legislature began focusing attention on trying to fix Alaska's child protection system. The 3-year-old boy who was brutally beaten about his head with a bottle by his mother's enraged boyfriend...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020900/Loc_kids.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...he said. If the bill passes, Alaska will become one of several states experimenting with making their child protection systems more open, said Jan Rutherdale, an assistant attorney general. Proceedings have been closed, presumably to...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030500/Loc_abuse.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...The possible phased shutdown of one or more wings of Alaska Pioneers' Homes. The inability of the state's child protection system to comply with requirements of new state law and federal law, which could mean the loss of federal funds. Three...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051699/Loc_agency.shtml
Child-protection officials plan for record caseload

...changed the state of Alaska's child protection system. They heard of an improved...which the often-audited child protection system works. More state staff...to flood the part of the child protection system that takes children into...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020799/Loc_protection.html
Local
16 Alaska kids died by abuse or neglect in seven years

...unless the state Department of Law reviewed the matter first. "While every child fatality is tragic - whether the child protection system had prior knowledge/involvement with the family or not - prevention programs and strong community collaborations...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102809/sta_509936241.shtml
Gains made in protecting children, but some still falling through the cracks

...focusing attention on trying to fix Alaska's child protection system. The 3-year-old boy who was brutally beaten...still falling through cracks in the state's child protection system. More money is needed for social workers, subsidized...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020900/Loc_kids.html
Local
Child services struggle despite funds

...year's overhaul of Alaska's child protection system hasn't had much of an impact...statutes, the budget for the child protection system was bumped up some $12...parts of Alaska, Juneau's child protection system is still a far cry from answering...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021499/Loc_protection.html
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