Foster Care: Increases in Adoption Rates

HEHS-99-114R Published: Apr 20, 1999. Publicly Released: Apr 29, 1999.
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Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO determined the source of information states used to derive both the fiscal year (FY) 1998 and the base numbers of finalized foster care adoptions, and identified factors that contributed to the increases in foster care adoptions in 5 states--Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Iowa, and Texas.

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