Jason Lindquist (jlindquist) wrote,
Jason Lindquist

Failure does not get any more epic than this

From a Tribune story on a new state law going into effect concerning children in foster care:
In Illinois, by age 19, about half of the females had been pregnant; by age 21, 44 percent of the males had been incarcerated, one-quarter of the youths still had no high school diploma and 16 percent had been homeless,

This is just appalling. Children whose parents fail to raise them, handed off to a state that fails them again, in spades.

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