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Education Policy & Children

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Undergraduate

Keywords

Adoption, Agencies, Foster Care, Nonprofit, State, Family, Child, Government-nonprofit Collaboration, Privatization

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Presenter: Emma Miller

Moderator: Dr. Mary Prentice

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This paper addresses some of the problems with the foster care system in the United States, and seeks to propose a solution to the extensive wait families experience when adopting a child out of foster care. Specifically, it studies the positive impact of government-nonprofit collaborations on participants in the system, and emphasizes the importance of placing children in stable environments.

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From Neglected to Nurtured: The Crisis of the Foster Care System and the Crucial Impact of Stability

Education Policy & Children

This paper addresses some of the problems with the foster care system in the United States, and seeks to propose a solution to the extensive wait families experience when adopting a child out of foster care. Specifically, it studies the positive impact of government-nonprofit collaborations on participants in the system, and emphasizes the importance of placing children in stable environments.