Family members are increasingly stepping up to take in the children of parents in their extended families who cannot do so. Who are these families? Who are the children? What are their needs and their challenges? The Annie E. Casey Foundation has published a comprehensive report that answers these questions, and provides more information about this expanding family structure in America.
We live in an exceptional state. Most of the time, this is a good thing – when it comes to most quality of life measures, Minnesota ranks way up there. It's surprising when we come in last for good things.
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