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Children benefit long-term when in the care of a protective and permanent family. The results are:
Reduced mortality, improved physical growth, higher IQ scores, less grade repetition, increased school completion, decreased future criminal activity, less drug use/abuse, fewer teen pregnancies, and higher earning potential.**
*WORLD VALUES SURVEY Wave 6 2010-2014 OFFICIAL AGGREGATE v.20150418. World Values Survey Association (www.worldvaluessurvey.org).
**US Government. (December 2012). United States Government Action Plan on Children in Adversity — A Framework for International Assistance: 2012–2017 (APCA).