➡ From Child Welfare Information Gateway NJ:
NY: City Views: The Clock is Ticking to Revamp New York’s Child Protective System (Opinion)
City Limits – March 10, 2017
Children are dying in record numbers from child abuse; a federal report shows that the rates are climbing. In 2015, the number of estimated child abuse fatalities nationwide-1,670-was the highest in five years. Put another way, every five and a half hours, an infant or toddler dies from child abuse at the hands of their parent or caretaker.