Monday, December 6, 2010

On our blog at Youth Today: The $5 billion blunder

            How would you like to be responsible for helping to kill a plan that would have given states $5 billion more in child welfare funding over the past five years than they actually got? 

            The Child Welfare League of America and the Children’s Defense Fund now find themselves in just such a position.  And here’s what’s really scary: They don’t seem to have learned from the mistake.

            The details are in a memo from the Congressional Research Service obtained by NCCPR, and discussed in detail in our monthly blog on the website of Youth Today.