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Alarming AFCARS: Foster Care Up, are Terminations of Parental Rights Next?

The Children’s Bureau, a division of the federal Administration for Children and Families, announced the release of the final 2013 Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System (AFCARS) report late last week. You can access by clicking here. […]

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PFS Watch: What Winning Federal Grant Applications Tell us about Pay for Success

Social Innovation Center Director Patrick Lester has produced an analysis of the winning “pay for success” (PFS) projects funded by the federal Social Innovation Fund (SIF), under the umbrella of the Corporation for National and […]

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Alliance Will Try to Be “In” Washington Without Being “Of” Washington

At 9:08 a.m. on Wednesday morning, Alliance for Children and Families CEO Susan Dreyfus told the 500-plus at her national conference that the Alliance push for federal child welfare finance reform wouldn’t be some inside […]

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YSI: Observations on “Big Three” Child Welfare Finance Plan

A few weeks back we reported that three groups – Alliance for Children and Families, the National Organization of State Associations for Children (NOSAC), and the American Public Human Services Association (APHSA) – are backing a new federal child welfare […]