Child Welfare

Thousands of Foster Children Were Sent Out of State to Mental Health Facilities Where Some Faced Abuse and Neglect

March 13, 2020 | Maria Hermsen-Kritz

ProPublica, in collaboration with the Chicago Tribune, takes a deep dive into the practice of sending foster children out of state for foster care, and the unchecked abuse and neglect these young people often faced hundreds of miles away from their homes and supports.

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