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Foster Care Across the States
In this month’s article, I hope to guide you through dissecting and analyzing the numbers I have provided—let's see their significance in the context of the real world. Glancing over the statistics, you may notice some telling trends. Pennsylvania, for example, has nearly half the foster youth as Texas, but its ratio of foster youth to population is even more prominent. Then, D.C.'s numbers are minuscule and even decreasing. Its numbers are dwarfed in comparison to California, which brings about the question: do these statistics imply a shortcoming in California's system, or are these numbers inherent with its larger population?