Mina Dixon said: A toddler's death has raise questions about the screening and training of foster parents by a private child-placing agency.
Mina Dixon said: A Baltimore program matches kids who have a parent in prison with a mentor from the community. Nearly 2.7 million U.S. children have a parent behind bars, according to a 2010 study by the Pew Charitable Trusts.
Mina Dixon said: Schools are starting to offer more mental wellness support and services as they realize the connection between wellness and success in school, experts say.
Mina Dixon said: Miami Herald reporter Carol Marbin Miller and Linda Spears of the Child Welfare League of America discuss Florida's child welfare system and how we can stop more child deaths from occurring.
Mina Dixon said: Thomas McRae can recite the dates he entered and left each of 22 homes growing up after he was abandoned by his mother. Now a 19-year-old college student, the D.C. native has returned home to intern on Capitol Hill.
Mina Dixon said: In 2008, the Spokane, Wash., the educational community decided to change the way they approach school discipline.
Mina Dixon said: A man armed with an AK-47 barricaded himself in the front office of an elementary school Tuesday. School bookkeeper Antoinette Tuff faced down the gunman.
Julie Drizin said: Earning $8.25 an hour doesn't compare to what Ramon raked in from marijuana, but being spared jail time and getting a legal paycheck make it worthwhile.
Mina Dixon said: July through September is shooting season in L.A. Dr. Brant Putnam, 44, chief of trauma at a California hospital, struggles to save a teen with a bullet in his torso.
Mina Dixon said: Experts say juvenile justice is not the right way to serve sexually trafficked children. In some states, "recovered" youth can be both a victim and a criminal at the same time.