This article gives the history of foster care.
This article goes into the amount of adoptions each year and how many kids end up in foster care due to teen pregnancy and unplanned pregnancy.
This article goes in to depth of most of the foster homes and the condition of them. Also how long an average foster child is in the system for and an average amount of homes it goes through.
Each week, nearly 60,000 children in the United States are reported as abused or neglected, with nearly 900,000 confirmed abuse victims in 2004. About 520,000 of those children end up in foster care. This website has all the facts I will need when it comes to the input and output of the facts.
A time line of what people could do back in the early 1900's. There wasn't much people could do back in when it came to changing ways so quickly, so they did very little at that time. It was specifically placed in New York City, and there goal in present time is to be the largest agency in New York.