Advocates are working to show how policing influences racial disparities in the child welfare system in Austin and statewide.
Child Protective Services
Faith-Based Child Welfare Providers Threaten to Stop Services if ‘Religious Freedom’ Bill Doesn’t Pass
‘We're so busy fighting over social issues that we don't actually address abuse happening to children,’ one opponent of the bill said.
Texas’ child welfare system is caught in a cycle of crisis. Will lawmakers learn from their past mistakes?
The agency’s blanket ban on issuing certifications puts an already vulnerable group in a precarious situation.
Advocates say Patrick's faith-based plan to offer foster care 'support' isn't a substitute for shoring up the state program.
On this week's podcast: Texas' most beloved food retailer, travails from the state's embattled child welfare services and Ted Cruz's next move.
Legally married in other states, many same-sex couples in Texas face an uncertain future at home.