Educational Decision Makers: What to do when their identity is not clear?

Published in Children’s Rights litigation Committee, American Bar Association (Spring, 2008)

State foster care agencies taking Social Security Benefits (SSB) from foster children epitomizes the institutional immorality faced by children through-out our nation. There is a common practice around the nation of state or local foster care agencies, often called Child Protective Services (CPS) serving as payee for foster children and pocketing some or all of the child’s Social Security Benefits (SSB) as reimbursement for costs of care. In 2003 the Supreme Court ruled that CPS … [Read More]