Mass. ranks low in children’s welfare

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Mary Elizabeth Collins, School of Social Work

Massachusetts is used to being near the top in national rankings — from education to health care to technological innovation. But when it comes to protecting children in foster care or potentially abusive homes, the state has languished closer to the bottom for years, according to an assortment of federal data…

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