When Foster Care Overrides Common Sense
Last month I wrote a column called “Why the ‘Foster-Care-at-All-Costs’ Crowd Will Never Surrender Their Horror Stories.” I offered those wedded to a take-the-child-and-run approach to child welfare a deal: a mutual moratorium on the use of horror stories to make our points.
House Passes Adoption Incentives Package; Senate Expected to Act Soon
The House passed by voice vote last night a bill that could usher in significant reform of the federal role in the adoption of youths in foster care. The bill, House Resolution 4980, is “expected to be taken up by the Senate sometime next week before Congress leaves for the rest of the summer,” according to the National Foster Care Coalition.