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JUDGE RULES TEXAS HAS VIOLATED RIGHTS OF CHILDREN IN ITS FOSTER-CARE SYSTEM (12.17.15)

“Texas’s foster care system is broken, and it has been that way for decades. It is broken for all stakeholders...most importantly, though, it is broken for Texas’s PMC children, who almost uniformly leave State custody more damaged than when they entered.”

December 18, 2015|Press Releases, Texas|
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FEDERAL JUDGE: TEXAS FOSTER CARE SYSTEM VIOLATES CHILDREN’S RIGHTS (12.17.15)

A federal judge ruled that Texas has violated foster children’s constitutional rights to be free from an unreasonable risk of harm, saying that children “often age out of care more damaged than when they entered.”

December 17, 2015|Media Articles, Texas|
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FEDERAL JUDGE RULES STATE VIOLATED CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS OF FOSTER CHILDREN (12.17.15)

Finding the state's current approach unconstitutional, U.S. District Judge Janis Graham Jack on Thursday ordered the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services to overhaul how it oversees foster services for children in long-term care with the state.

December 17, 2015|Media Articles, Texas|
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