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Sunday, March 23, 2008

Foster kids fill poor nabes

Foster kids fill poor nabes

The city's foster-care children are overwhelmingly housed in high-poverty neighborhoods while child-welfare agencies avoid recruiting parents in wealthy areas.

Child advocates say it is part of a push to keep abused children in their home communities - but that happens less than 12% of the time, ACS data show.


  1. Stupid! Find the best homes you can find, and place children in them.

  2. Anonymous8:33 PM

    Lots of foster parents do it for the money.

    That's why people in poor neighborhoods are so willing to take them in.


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