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New York Panic
September 7, 2010 permalink
The January 2006 death of Nixzmary Brown in New York City started a foster care panic. Admissions into foster care took a big jump. A table produced by Richard Wexler shows that several measures of harm to children have increased proportionately.
|Entries into foster care||4,813||6,213||7,132||7,451||7474|
|Fatalities, “known to the system”||30||44||41||49||NA|
Source: Richard Wexler blog September 6, 2010