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Kansas settles foster children civil rights lawsuit


LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The state of Kansas settled a class-action lawsuit filed by child care advocates who accused the state of not providing foster children with adequate mental health care and moving them too frequently between homes.

The settlement, filed Wednesday, mandates the state stop moving foster children often and track them more carefully. The agreement won't take effect until a judge approves and all children are notified, KCUR-FM reported.

More specifically, the terms of the settlement require the state to stop sheltering foster children in hotels, motels, cars, stores, off...

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