child protective services http://www.kplu.org en Families celebrate success stories in the foster care system http://www.kplu.org/post/families-celebrate-success-stories-foster-care-system <p>About 1,160 children in King County spent last month in the custody of the Division of Child and Family Services. Most were separated from their parents because of unsafe conditions at home, such as drugs, violence or neglect.</p><p>But it may come as a surprise to learn that most eventually will be safely returned to their parents.</p><p> Mon, 02 Jul 2012 12:00:00 +0000 Gabriel Spitzer 5466 at http://www.kplu.org Families celebrate success stories in the foster care system New state law could help Native American families stay together http://www.kplu.org/post/new-state-law-could-help-native-american-families-stay-together <p>http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-968431.mp3</p><p>Decades after the federal government stopped taking Native American children from their homes and putting them in boarding schools, Native families still face challenges staying together.</p> Wed, 11 May 2011 19:05:00 +0000 Charla Bear 1576 at http://www.kplu.org