NC Legislators Eye Improvements to Beleaguered Foster Care System


By Carleigh Griffeth 

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — Around 10,500 kids in North Carolina are depending on the state to give them a good home. That’s why state lawmakers are now calling for an overhaul of the child welfare system. It’s an organization that has been struggling to keep up with the number of children entering foster care.

CBS NC reported on the foster parent shortage back in February.

“How many times do we have to be told that we are failing before we do something?” said Sen. Tamara Barringer, (R-Wake County) 

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