Tag Archives: child welfare
It’s as if state lawmakers owned an amusement park with a roller coaster that chucks a few riders to their deaths every month: We should fix that, they say periodically.
Texas state officials and legislators refuse to fund the state's child welfare system, then try to shift the blame when it fails....Read More
Republicans said they're not sure if more money is a fix for Texas' child welfare system, where children have died, been abused and re-abused in state care....Read More
Foster kids live at the juncture of two broken systems, and the state is slow to find a solution.
Growing up in foster care, Reyna Mondragon fought to survive a broken and neglected system. Now, she advocates to help give other foster kids a better life....Read More
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....Read More