Op-Ed: Good intentions are forcing foster kids into bad places

Source: Los Angeles Times - View Original Article
Published: Jan 23, 2020
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100% Conservative


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Policies:

DACA
Private Property
Private Healthcare
Welfare
Eminent Domain

Sentiments

94% "Marie Cohen, author of the blog Child Welfare Monitor, pointed out that disconnect in a 2019 report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation.""
90% "UC Irvine emeritus economist Richard McKenzie, who grew up in a Presbyterian kids home in the 1950s, found in a survey of 2,500 orphanage ..."
89% "Over the last 50 years, the child welfare establishment has come to a consensus: Growing up in an institution is not good for children; ..."
80% "Despite the family first consensus, there is a need for group homes that aren't hospitals or jails.""
79% "In an effort to prioritize family placements (foster and adoptive), jurisdictions have closed and reduced the funding for group homes.""


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Contributing sentiments towards policy:

94% : Marie Cohen, author of the blog Child Welfare Monitor, pointed out that disconnect in a 2019 report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation.
90% : UC Irvine emeritus economist Richard McKenzie, who grew up in a Presbyterian kids home in the 1950s, found in a survey of 2,500 orphanage alumni in the 1990s that 85% looked back "favorably" or "very favorably" on their experience.
89% : Over the last 50 years, the child welfare establishment has come to a consensus: Growing up in an institution is not good for children; every child deserves a family.
80% : Despite the "family first" consensus, there is a need for group homes that aren't hospitals or jails.
79% : In an effort to prioritize family placements (foster and adoptive), jurisdictions have closed and reduced the funding for group homes.

*Our bias meter rating uses data science including sentiment analysis, machine learning and our proprietary algorithm for determining biases in news articles. The rating is an independent analysis and is not affiliated nor sponsored by the news source or any other organization

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