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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. 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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