Responding to the deaths of 13 children under the protection of licensed caregivers, the legislature is considering more oversight of foster care agencies.
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The House and Human Services Committee is asking that the state temporarily stop the rollout of controversial reforms to the foster care system in Texas.
Is the state agency charged with guarding Texas’ abused kids trying to privatize foster care services for no reason?
The two foster children who drowned on Sunday were placed by an agency owned by a company Texas has contracted to manage foster kids in 60 counties.
Depending on whom you ask, Texas is either rushing to implement potentially disastrous changes to its foster care system or taking bold action to fix serious problems.