A bill creating a permanent college endowment fund for foster children was approved by the state House this week, and is now on it’s way to the Senate.
Kathy Lockhart is the coordinator for foster programs at Eagle Village in Osceola County.
She said young people in foster care are often excited when they start pursuing higher education, but they can easily become overwhelmed.
A group of immigrant children set for a brief stay in Bay City are expected to arrive later this month. Just in time for a decision by the city commission on whether to welcome them. Read more
Earlier this month we told you about a group of Latin American immigrant children that will be temporarily staying in Bay City.
Wellspring Lutheran Services secured a federal contract to house 24 boys and girls between 6 and 13 years old at its Bay City facility.
As debate continues over what to do with unauthorized immigrant children and teens from Central America- it would appear for the time being- some kids have found a temporary home in Bay City. Read more
May is bringing more than flowers. If state officials are successful, it will also bring more homes for children in foster care. May is Foster Care month in Michigan. Read more
A new report says that minority children, including African and Native-Americans, and Latinos, are losing ground to their non-minority counterparts.
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Obesity is one of America’s most prevalent issues. Imagine the trouble when people don’t even recognize the problem.
According to a new study, many parents would have no problem letting their children participate in health research.