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Posted on: Apr 17, 2019

From 99.3 FM:

Indiana is making great progress in placing foster children in family settings and kinship care, according to a new report. 

The Annie E. Casey Foundation research says over the past decade, the number of Indiana foster children placed with a foster or relative family rose 11 percentage points to 93%, compared with a five-percentage-point increase in the nation as a whole. 

Erin Murphy, communications director with the Indiana Department of Child Services, says the state is prioritizing what's best for each child in need of care.

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