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Growing Concern Over Broken Adoptions
Adoption Numbers in Question
Adoption: From an Option to a Mandate
One Foster Child's Choice? Not To Be Adopted
Solutions to Broken Adoptions May Lie in Gray Areas
Sixteen years ago the federal government put new pressure on states to facilitate adoptions. But it never bothered to track how many of those adoptions fail. Now, there's increasing concern about children getting adopted out of foster care, then returning to it—and how that phenomenon challenges the web of social services that the child welfare system offers. This project is funded by the Ira W. DeCamp Foundation.
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
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No one's sure how often adopted children end up back in foster care. What is certain is that blood relationships are often too deep or complex for court action to sever them.