The “Reason Two” Theory for Tracking Failed Adoptions
There is a major blind spot in national data when it comes to the child welfare continuum, and it is on the back end. The federal government has never established a systematic way to collect information from states about the number of finalized adoptions of foster youths that “disrupted,” ending with a youth heading back to foster care.
Capitol View on Kids: The Latest News from Washington on Children and Families
Violence Against Women Act Passes On Thursday, February 28, the House of Representatives approved S. 47, a bill to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)The bill will now go to the President’s desk for signature.
Capitol View on Kids: The Latest News on Children and Families from Washington
The House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Human Resources is holding a hearing on Wednesday, Feb. 27, on the issue of adoptions from foster care. The Adoption Incentive Fund, more commonly referred to as the adoption bonus, is due for reauthorization before the start of FY 2014.