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A woman and her adopted daughter.

Reducing the number of children in foster care remains a work in progress, lawmakers told

BY: - November 14, 2022

While state officials have made progress in reducing the number of children in foster care, more work needs to be done, according to a report approved by Arkansas legislators Monday.   The ability to assess a family’s risk for future maltreatment is one area that needs improvement because the current risk tool is not effective enough, […]