Articles tagged: Texans Care for Children
Lawmakers have given providers an impossible task: deliver the same level of services to more kids, with far less money.
There was a moment Charlcie Flinn considered giving up. It was July 2016, and the child therapy services program in Wichita Falls that Flinn had run for more th...Read More
Students of color and children with special needs were disproportionately affected by law enforcement’s involvement in schools.
Despite the Texas Legislature’s efforts to curb the school-to-prison pipeline, law enforcement still plays a major role in disciplining students for minor inf...Read More
Advocates say Patrick's faith-based plan to offer foster care 'support' isn't a substitute for shoring up the state program.
Leaders from Christian congregations joined Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick and other lawmakers at the Capitol to discuss the state's child welfare crisis....Read More
The federal Fair Labor Standards Act already requires employers to provide break times and a private space for hourly workers to express breast milk, and starti...Read More
For years, state Rep. Mark Strama has been searching for ways to improve Texas’ network of child care providers, and make it easier for parents to find the be...Read More
Trade group: ‘The perception is the problem, so we’re not going to do it anymore.’
The Juvenile Justice Association of Texas will quit auctioning treatment space in response to criticism from state Sen. John Whitmire, following a Texas Obs...Read More
After years of reform focused on placing kids in probation programs near home, advocates worry about transfers to county facilities hundreds of miles away.
Five years of juvenile justice reform in Texas have been built on one point that everyone can agree on: kids do better when they’re close to home. Texas has m...Read More