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The foster care system in Nevada has long had problems - a lack of parents, a lack of funds and administrative failures. Even though government resources are now severely constrained, the Family Court is set to launch a new initiative to improve the system. The initiative will be launched at a conference in October but we get a sneak preview with Judge Frank Sullivan. We also talk with education surrogate David Goldwater who is trying to help one of the children in the foster care system.

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When Jasmine Uqdah aged out of the foster care system in 2008, she didn't have a job, a checking account or a car. She did have a college acceptance letter — but no money to pay for schooling.
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