Despite its wealth, Massachusetts ranks near the bottom — behind only Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Illinois — in finding stable placements for kids during their first year in foster care, according to data from the federal Department of Health and Human Services. About one quarter of children placed in Massachusetts foster care in 2015 had to be moved more than twice, according to state data obtained through a public records request. That’s jumped to more than 30 percent last year.Also, Worcester? Note that the boy followed in the story is from our city.
Saturday, April 6, 2019
Must read from the Globe on foster care across the state
It looks as though this is in tomorrow's paper: