Family Law Prof Blog

Editor: Margaret Ryznar
Indiana University
Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Sunday, January 7, 2018

An Alarming Number Of Children In Indiana's Child Welfare System

From IndyStar:

Indiana has more children in its child welfare system than any surrounding state — including those with nearly twice Indiana’s overall population.

Republican legislative leaders in Indiana said the higher number of Hoosier children in care indicates the Indiana Department of Child Services has problems that go beyond funding.

"There’s something wrong systemically," House Speaker Brian Bosma said Wednesday.

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