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Jeffery M. Leving and Glenn Sacks

Giving fathers a chance

By Jeffery M. Leving and Glenn Sacks
June 8, 2006

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WHEN parents are divorced or separated and a child-welfare agency removes the children from the mother's home for abuse or neglect, an offer of placement to the father, barring unfitness, should be automatic. Yet, according to a new report by the Urban Institute, few fathers are reunited with their children, who are instead pushed into foster care. (Full article: 688 words)

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