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Young state care leavers a crime risk
Young state care leavers a crime risk (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A Victorian study has found that young people transitioning out of state care are at greater risk of entering the youth justice system than other young people. Associate Professor Philip Mendes, Director of the Social Inclusion and Social Policy Research ... Read More »

Foster kids thrive equally when adopted by gay, lesbian or heterosexual parents
Foster kids thrive equally when adopted by gay, lesbian or heterosexual parents (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

High-risk children adopted from foster care do equally well when placed with gay, lesbian or heterosexual parents, UCLA psychologists report in the first multi-year study of children adopted by these three groups of parents. The psychologists looked at 82 high-risk ... Read More »

Subsidies change incentives for adoption of foster children
Subsidies change incentives for adoption of foster children (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

The structure of a federal program that provides monthly subsidies to promote the adoptions of special needs children in foster care may actually be delaying some adoptions, according to a new study by University of Notre Dame economist Kasey Buckles. ... Read More »

 
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