International Outrage at US Administration for Children and Families Admits to Problems with CPS “Cash for Kids”

25 Oct

States get bonus money for adopting out kids, and even more if they have special needs.

George Sheldon, who recently took over the federal Administration for Children and Families, is the man in Washington sending the money. He says the federal government needs to make complying with the law a priority for the states.

“I think we’ve got to do better and frankly to the extent we can provide some leadership I’d like to see us do that,” Sheldon says. “When you have a financing system that pays states to keep kids in care, what’s the incentive to keep kids out of care?”

This is a nationwide epidemic — especially in Arlington Virginia.

[A Fight For Her Grandchildren Mirrors A Native Past]

Suzanne Crow’s three year struggle to bring her grandchildren home after they were placed in South Dakota’s foster care system reminds her of the days she, and other American Indians were sent to boarding schools.

Read and Listen: http://www.npr.org/2011/10/25/141650809/a-fight-for-her-grandchildren-mirrors-a-native-past

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One Response to “International Outrage at US Administration for Children and Families Admits to Problems with CPS “Cash for Kids””

  1. Debbie July 10, 2012 at 12:02 pm #

    This is happening everywhere and needs to be stopped.. They are now also getting incentives from drug companies in order to be able to experiment their drugs on these foster children…

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