With gambling, guns, booze and tax cuts on the legislative agenda, the Children’s Movement of Florida is pushing for child welfare improvements, a topic that gets little attention.
Everyone knows there is ice at the North Pole of Earth. Now a special messenger has just confirmed that there is also ice on the north pole of Mercury – the closest planet to the sun.
Florida has filed its nearly 300-page Race to the Top application for a $100 million early learning grant designed to improve its voluntary pre-kindergarten program.
Former Gov. Charlie Crist and Gov. Rick Scott were among those who paid their respects Monday at a funeral service for former Gov. Claude Kirk.
There is relief for a young boy at the center of a family tragedy that rocked South Florida. Victor Barahona, whose adoptive father is accused of killing his twin sister, Nubia, and trying to kill him will be allowed to live with his uncle in Texas.
After 15 hours of testimony, an independent blue ribbon panel finally pieced together what went wrong with DCF that led to the death of Nubia Barahona.
The Blue Ribbon Panel appointed to figure out how the case of Nubia and Victor Barahona slipped through the cracks, is set to meet again Thursday morning.
Child welfare attorney Christy Lopez-Acevedo testified Tuesday before a blue-ribbon investigative panel, telling a tale of warnings ignored that should have alerted state officials of the abuse of at least two children at the home of Jorrge and Carmen Barahona.
An independent panel of child welfare experts held a meeting Friday afternoon for the first time to discuss one of the worst child abuse cases in South Florida history as it tries to determine what went wrong in the state’s effort to protect Victor and Nubia Barahona.
A blue ribbon panel will meet for the first time Friday to discuss one of the worst child abuse cases in South Florida history.