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Deep Dive on Federal Foster Care Report: Permanency Slows Again, the Tiny Decline, a State in Crisis

As The Chronicle of Social Change reported last week, and projected last year in our “Who Cares” project, the number of youth in foster care declined slightly in 2018. And there was good news on […]

Child Welfare

Federal Funding Open to Help Build the Evidence Base for Preventing Maltreatment, Foster Care

If you believe your program or service model has a demonstrable impact on families in crisis, but lack the sort of high-quality study to prove it, the federal government will consider helping you out. An […]

Child Welfare

50 Years After Perry: Quality Early Childhood Has Second Generation Effect, Study Finds

New research from Nobel Prize-winning economist James Heckman suggests that the benefits of early childhood education may extend much further than previously thought. In a pair of research papers released today through the University of Chicago’s […]