NY Legislators Want Better Foster Care Background

ny-legislators-background Way to go NY!

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York legislators have approved amending state law to require agencies placing children in foster care first check whether prospective parents have done it before and provided poor or questionable care.

Sponsors say caseworkers sometimes remove children from homes suspected of being unsafe without either revoking the parents’ certificate to provide foster care or reporting them to the state’s child abuse hotline.

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