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NY: Foster Care as Punishment? A Case of Biased Reporting by the New York Times (Opinion)
Chronicle of Social Change – August 17, 2017
The reporters’ fixation on child removals ignores the overall trend in New York City away from placing children in foster care and toward providing supportive services to families while the children remain at home. The total number of children in foster care in the city has fallen from an average of 16,031 in 2007 to 9,041 in May 2017, according to data provided to this writer by ACS.
Also: Foster Care as Punishment: The New Reality of ‘Jane Crow’: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/21/nyregion/foster-care-nyc-jane-crow.html