States Fail to Share Child-Abuse Records

An investigation by The Oregonian finds child welfare workers in different states often fail to communicate about a family's history or a child's needs.
October 29, 2012
 

An investigation by The Oregonian finds child welfare workers in different states often fail to communicate about a family's history or a child's needs. Federal law directs states to cooperate in child abuse investigations, foster care placements and interstate adoptions.

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