➡ From Child Welfare Information Gateway
US: Why America needs an Interstate Child Abuse and Neglect Registry (Opinion)
Child Welfare Monitor – November 27, 2018
Heaven’s story has triggered renewed calls for an interstate registry of child abuse and neglect. Had a registry existed, Virginia would have known the troubled history of this family and might have opted at least to provide supervision if not to remove the children.
Also: States don’t often share child-abuse records. And sometimes kids like Jeanette Maples die.: https://www.oregonlive.com/politics/index.ssf/2012/10/states_dont_often_share_child-.html