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American Youth Policy Forum. (2009). Leveraging resources to create alternate pathways to education and employment training for disconnected youth. Retrieved from http://www.aypf.org/resources/leveraging-resources-to-create-alternative-pathways-to-education-and-employment-training-for-disconnected-youth/

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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families. Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System (AFCAR). Retrieved from http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/cb/systems/

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