Despite Warnings, the Texas Legislature Plans to Privatize Much of the Child Welfare System Pressure from the governor to get CPS reforms passed quickly has hushed most criticism of the $279 million privatization plan.
A Statue of a Defiant Girl Now Confronts the Famous ‘Charging Bull’ on Wall St. A young girl stares down the famous Wall Street charging bull on International Women's Day. A small bronze statue of a girl, designed by artist Kristen Visbel, appeared overnight in the path of the bull statue. It's intended to highlight the gender disparity of senior level roles at US financial firms; 85 per cent of financial advisors on Wall Street are men. #IWD #IWD2017 #WallStreet
Kinship and Foster Carers go through the same checks, training and have the same role as a non-related carer. Yet, there is a clear disparity in the financial support offered by local authorities. This support then ceases, in part, once the carer wishes to apply for SGO or adopts the child!