EP 220 There Are Worse Things Than Foster Care For Displaced Children

There Are Worse Things Than Foster Care

So headlined an article written by Naomi Schaefer Riley, published recently in the New York Times. And what is ‘worse’  for youngsters in troubled situations may surprise you. So, we talked to Ms. Riley, a Resident Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, to get a fulsome explanation of foster care today–who is in the system, the reasons they are there and ways the federal government can make things better for these children, despite the fact that this is primarily a state directed responsibility.  You will come away with a much fuller understanding of child protection services, or the lack thereof, in America today.