Child Protective Services

After Death Of Boone County Girl, Gov. Jim Justice Faces Questions On Transparency

After the death of 14-year-old Kyneddi Miller, who was discovered by police in a near skeletal state on the bathroom floor, questions about what could have been done to prevent this are swirling.  State officials, as well as members of the media, have requested information from the state to find out what was done -- and what wasn't -- by state agencies charged with protecting the welfare of children in the state. Yet little to no information has been released, despite FOIA requests

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Us & Them: Our Foster Care Crisis

Across the nation, more than 390,000 children rely on foster care. However, a shortage of licensed foster homes is creating a national crisis. While official foster care cases are carefully tracked, many informal examples of kinship care aren’t part of the data. For this Us & Them episode, we hear the experiences of those who’ve been part of the foster care system.

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Justice Calls For More CPS Reporting, Funding In Wake Of Child’s Death

Reports surfaced last week of the death of a 14-year-old girl leading to her mother’s arrest. Gov. Jim Justice said Tuesday that this was not a CPS case.

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House Members Advance Foster Care Parent Information System

Foster parents and kinship caregivers will have access to a new information portal if a House bill becomes law.

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