Bipartisan Bill To Test Uniform Home Study Standard – The Chronicle Of Social Change
Bipartisan Bill to Test Uniform Home Study Standard – The Chronicle of Social Change
A group of lawmakers in both chambers of Congress have put forth the National Adoption and Foster Care Home Study Act, which would set up a demonstration grant project to help a few child welfare systems operate under a uniform standard for deciding which foster and adoptive homes were acceptable.
“To address many of the poor outcomes associated with the foster care experience, and to prevent the ‘age out’ crisis, we must work together to provide permanency and families for these children,” said Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.), in a statement about the bill’s introduction. “Government leaders must be committed …