Bush Administration’s "Child Welfare Program Option" Puts Children Who Have Been Abused or Neglected at Greater Risk
Publication Date: February 2007
Publisher(s): Center for Law and Social Policy
Author(s): Rutledge Q. Hutson
Special Collection: John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
Coverage: United States
The Bush Administration’s 2008 budget proposal talks about a goal of increasing services and supports for children, but its budget recommendations go in the opposite direction. This brief focuses on the Administration’s "Child Welfare Program Option," offering a summary of what is known about the proposal and the concerns and questions CLASP has about the approach suggested.