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

Children in Foster Care – Pennsylvania

Children are spending less time in Pa. foster care, By Marcia Moore, November 22, 2014, Morning Call: “A rising number of children under the supervision of Pennsylvania’s child welfare system are remaining with family members and spending less time in foster care. According to data compiled by the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts, more children are being returned safely to their homes or in the care of relatives, saving taxpayer money and reducing the potential emotional trauma on the child…”