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For-profits to compete in child placements

Measure was approved without public hearing

By Patricia Wen
Globe Staff / September 17, 2006

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A little-noticed provision tucked into a bill in the dead of summer has triggered a sweeping change in adoption and foster care placements in the state, allowing for-profit companies to compete in Massachusetts for the first time. (Full article: 893 words)

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