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Thursday, September 07, 2017

No going outside alone til you're 10 - LK Report for 9/7/17

Here are today's headlines.  
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More >> Why A Mom Says She Had To Put Teen Into The Foster Care System

The Queensland Government has publicly released three reports into the state's troubled child protection system, months after receiving them.

More >> Queensland's foster care system under reform


Texas Standard spoke with Kaysie Taccetta of the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services about the new "community-based model" for foster care in the state. One service provider in North Texas is already working within the model. The Standard paid the group a visit. Listen to that part of the story below.

More >> New Texas Law Will Create A More Private Foster Care System

‘We can do a lot more, I think, but we need government to come on board to help us,’ said Kwanlin Dün Chief Doris Bill, at a Tuesday news conference with Council of Yukon First Nations Grand Chief Peter Johnston. (Mike Rudyk/CBC) First Nations leaders in Yukon say the territorial government needs to do more to reduce the number of Indigenous people behind bars.


Yet another bizarre, fact-free, and infuriating ruling has been handed down by Canada's Ministry of Children and Family Development.

For the past two years, Adrian Crook has been teaching his kids (ages 7, 8, 9, 11) how to ride the bus to school each day, a 45-minute trip. It went great, until earlier this year. The kids were friends with the bus drivers, familiar and confident with their route, and even got an emailed compliment from a stranger who was impressed by their competency.

More >> Father told kids can't ride bus to school or go outside alone until age 10

WICHITA, Kan. — A boy whose body was found encased in concrete in a Wichita rental house Saturday was the grandson of a Kansas gubernatorial candidate and former Wichita mayor.

More >> Boy found dead in concrete in Kansas house was grandson of former Wichita mayor

South Australian Premier Jay Weatherill says he makes no apologies for intrusive testing of potential child protection workers.

More >> SA child protection work applicants face intrusive sex-related questions

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