U.S. Laws Said to Impede States' Moves in Foster Care

Publication: The New York Times

Author: Leslie Kaufman


03/11/2004 - Federal laws enacted in the 1990's that were meant to create more accountability in state foster-care systems are instead stifling needed innovations and endangering parts of the $4.6 billion in federal financing going to states for the care of poor children, according to a report to be released today.The report, by Fostering Results, a foster-care research and education nonprofit group based in Chicago, comes as Congress debates reauthorization of the laws. 

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