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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.

Attorney: Child Protection Services deficit plan could violate federal settlement

Clarion Ledger, January 28, 2018

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.

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By A Better Childhood

A Better Childhood is a national nonprofit advocacy organization that uses the courts to reform dysfunctional child welfare systems around the country.

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