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Recent Demographic Trends in Foster Care

Categories: Adoption/Foster Care,Children,Statistics,Youth

http://www.acf.hhs.gov/sites/default/files/cb/data_brief_foster_care_trends1.pdf

Summarizes changes in racial and ethnic composition in the U.S. foster care population over the last decade.  Also shows patterns of change at state level.  From the Office of Data, Analysis, Research, and Evaluation of the Department of Health and Human Services