Children

More children in Florida had a parent in prison than nearly anywhere else in the country, according to a report released Friday.

Rising Number Of Florida Children Skipping Out On Shots

Apr 26, 2016

The number of children showing up to school with their required shots is dropping according to the Florida Department of Health.

The Florida Senate is proposing $75 million for children's programs at hospitals that serve the poor.

The Safety Net Hospital Alliance of Florida supports the proposal, which would bring in just over $21 million for facilities in the Tampa Bay area.

A measure that would create a new presumption for judges making custody decisions got approval from the full Senate Tuesday.

After School Programs Anticipate Changes in Funding

Feb 10, 2016

  Long-standing after-school programs in Florida that help thousands of at-risk kids with homework, mentoring and gang prevention could face significant changes in how state funding is distributed to th

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