Kansans Hope to Reshape Foster Care with Rural Village. But Neighbors Don’t Want It

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federal class action lawsuit filed last year alleged that Kansas foster care children are shuffled between homes so often that youth can be rendered “homeless while in state custody.” Attorneys amended the suit this month insisting even more vulnerable kids in the state are being harmed. Foster care advocates say grouping foster care families together has proven successful elsewhere. And if the project works as planned it could build much needed capacity in the state. But the plan is not universally beloved. Read more.

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