Kinship Care

Family members who are temporarily caring for a relative’s children have found that some Virginia school systems will not permit those children to go to school where the caregiver lives—unless the biological parents relinquish custody.  That could create obstacles to kinship care, yet the schools also have legitimate concerns.  But as Virginia Public Radio’s Anne Marie Morgan reports, the Commission on Youth has brought together stakeholders–with a goal of finding a viable solution.

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