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.
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.
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.
A California county’s new foster child receiving center in a downtown San Jose basement is being called woefully inadequate.
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.
Opening statements began in Martinez Thursday afternoon in the trial of an Antioch woman accused of torturing and murdering her foster daughter in 2008.