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California Schools Get Billions To Track, Boost Foster Children’s Performance

California is embarking on a first-of-its-kind attempt to improve the academic lives of foster youth by giving schools more money to meet their special learning and emotional needs and holding educators and administrators accountable.

07/13/2014

Roy and Claudia Asprer of Novato have taken in 90 foster children over the past 15 years. They also have four children of their own. (CBS)

North Bay Foster Parents Turn Underachievers Into Scholars

Roy and Claudia Asprer have taken in 90 foster children over the last 15 years. The dozen or so older teenagers they took in thrived and have gone to college.

06/29/2013

Maurice Griffin (CBS)

32-Year-Old SF Native Being Adopted After Years Of Separation From Foster Family

Maurice Griffin, who now lives in San Diego, was put up for adoption at age three and was placed into the care of Harris family. Nearly 30 years later, he is going to be adopted.

03/14/2013

Downtown San Jose

Scathing Report Rips San Jose’s Foster Child Center For Inadequate Facilities

A California county’s new foster child receiving center in a downtown San Jose basement is being called woefully inadequate.

02/01/2013

Shemeeka Davis (Antioch Police Dept.)

Antioch Foster Mother Gets Life In Prison In Child Torture-Murder

A judge Friday morning sentenced Antioch woman Shemeeka Davis to life in prison for torturing and abusing her two foster children and for murdering one of them.

01/06/2012

Shemeeka Davis (Antioch Police Dept.)

Trial Begins For Antioch Woman Accused Of Niece’s Torture, Murder

Opening statements began in Martinez Thursday afternoon in the trial of an Antioch woman accused of torturing and murdering her foster daughter in 2008.

CBS San Francisco–06/07/2011

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