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Re: OT: Politics [Was:Social Contract]

"Roberto C. Sanchez" <roberto@familiasanchez.net> writes:

> Wulfy wrote:
>> Hmm...  and who pays for this "foster-schooling"?  The state?
> Just like they do now with food and clothes.  I had a friend who was a
> foster parent for several years.  He and his wife have taken in many
> kids over the years.  Basically, he said it went like this:
> - take in foster child
> - spend up to $X on clothing (which is reimbursed by the state, of
> course you can spend more and it won't be reimbursed)
> - spend up to $Y on food (same as above)
> - ensure the child receives necessary medical care (many have been
> abused, etc; this is also reimbursed)
> There is no reason why school can't fit into the same model.  In this
> case, someone has volunteerd (out of the goodness of his heart) to take
> in foster children to give them a more stable home environment than what
> they were getting before.  The government compensates them for their
> expenses.  This is not a difficult thing.

Isn't better to support a child to live with his/her parents in a
stable home environment instead of foster care?


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