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Fla. leads nation in foster child adoptions

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Department of Children and Families announced the grant Thursday.

It'll be used for adoption incentives.

Florida is getting 28 percent of the total $35 million in
nationwide funding. Texas is second with $5 million.

A record number of Florida foster children have been adopted in
the past two budget years: 3,777 in 2008-09 and 3,674 in the prior year.

(Copyright 2009 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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