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State agency documents progress in child welfare

A newly released report from the Maryland Department of Human Resources shows progress in child welfare reform. While only three jurisdictions out of 23 counties and Baltimore City reached their goals, improvements were found across the state.

Even Advocates for Children and Youth, a group often critical of the department, said the report was “positive,” and an expert in the field commended the state for putting out the data on its performance.

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