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Foster care is a nightmare for some kids and their foster parents. For others, it's a blessing. Here are nine things to know about kids in foster care: 1. There are an estimated 400,000 kids in...

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7/13
Georgetown University's Center for Children and Families
New data highlight striking examples of the long-term...
6/10
The Forum for Youth Investment
Karen Pittman, Stephanie Krauss, and Bryan Joffe...
5/12
Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP)
Low-income youth and adults need pathways to...
5/7
The Forum for Youth Investment
Any parent would be thrilled to hear positive feedback...
3/10
The Chronicle of Social Change
Positive Youth Development is a youth justice system...

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8/3
Upworthy
Foster care is a nightmare for some kids and their...
7/26
NPR
A study finds that children who demonstrate more...
7/19
YouthBuild USA
On June 24, YouthBuild USA employee, YouthBuild...
7/13
Juvenile Law Center
Juvenile Law Center has released two videos...
7/7
Youth Communication
I’ve wanted kids for as long I can remember. I...

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2/25
One million Texans have no health coverage because...
3/20
Do Something
A former foster youth is petitioning his home state of...
11/15
National Human Services Assembly
With a fiscal cliff looming in the not-so-distant...
9/5
Calling all Californians! Governor Brown has a bill on...
6/28
Prevent Child Abuse America
Today the Supreme Court issued a decision that will...

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