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Poverty-related issues in the news, from the Institute for Research on Poverty

Aging Out of Foster Care – North Carolina

Proposed bill would allow youth to remain in foster care until age 21, By Richard Craver, June 3, 2015, Winston-Salem Journal: “A bipartisan foster-care bill is gaining momentum in the General Assembly, with a Senate committee recommending on Tuesday approval of changes that includes providing services to youth until age 21.  There are companion ‘Fostering Success’ bills in the House (424) and Senate (424), both affecting the age limit for individuals in foster care and guardianship…”