National experts ask judge to close Laura Dester Children’s Center, remove all foster children

NBC 2, May 24, 2018

“We are very concerned about the children at the Laura Dester Shelter and the state’s inability to care for them,” said Marcia Robinson Lowry, Executive Director of A Better Childhood. “The state of Oklahoma has exacerbated this situation by placing only children with the greatest problems at the shelter and then failing to move them into appropriate placements with staff who are specially trained to care for these children…”

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