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  • Texas

AS AG KEN PAXTON FIGHTS JUDGE, CAN TEXAS FOSTER KIDS GO TWO YEARS WITHOUT HER REMEDIES? (01.30.18)

Even though Texas leaders know that their underfunded, chaotic system poses "serious risks" to children, they refuse to correct structural flaws such as not having enough Child Protective Services caseworkers and child care licensing investigations and inspectors, plaintiffs' lawyers wrote.

January 30, 2018|Media Articles, Texas|
  • Mississippi

ATTORNEY: CHILD PROTECTION SERVICES DEFICIT PLAN COULD VIOLATE FEDERAL SETTLEMENT (01.28.18)

The plaintiffs' attorney in the long-running Olivia Y federal case over Mississippi's foster care system says the state could violate a court order if the Department of Child Protection Services implements a hiring freeze and delays a software upgrade to wipe out an unexpected budget deficit.

January 28, 2018|Media Articles, Mississippi|
  • Texas

APPEALS COURT TEMPORARILY HALT FEDERAL JUDGE’S ORDER THAT TEXAS MAKE BIG IMPROVEMENTS IN FOSTER CARE (01.20.18)

"Two years and one legislative session later, the foster care system of Texas remains broken," [Judge Janis Graham Jack] wrote.

January 20, 2018|Media Articles, Texas|
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