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Can we use big data to fight child abuse? The answer is complicated
Ellen Lee,
Predictive analytics may help prevent violence against kids, but it comes with risks ... Continue reading
Why do more L.A. County black children end up in foster care? Experts clash over the reason
Garrett Therolf,
Black children account for eight out of 100 Los Angeles County children, yet they make up 28 out of 100 foster children ... Continue reading
Inside a mom's months-long fight to get back her children
Garrett Therolf,
Why it took Monique Baker more than 10 months to regain custody of her children. ... Continue reading