The federal Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is planning to adopt new rules for licensing foster homes and has proposed model licensing standards. By April 1, 2019, title IV-E agencies, which include all states and 12 tribes, must provide the ACF with specific and detailed information about how the licensing model they use aligns with the standards proposed by ACF. They must state whether the state or tribal agency foster family home licensing standards are consistent with the model licensing standards identified by ACF, and if not, the reason why. They must also state whether the state or . . .
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