CPS hands off kids to placement companies who send the kids to foster families. Something goes wrong, for example, a 13-year-old girl says she's been raped, and accountability vanishes along the way.
A children's advocacy group can proceed with a class action lawsuit accusing the Texas Department of Family Services of depriving foster children of their Constitutional rights, a federal judge in Corpus Christi has ruled. The group, Children's Rights, sued DFPS in 2011, claiming that the more than ... More >>
An Arlington-based company called Youth For Tomorrow labels kids but rarely comes into contact with them.
A lawsuit alleges that 12,000 kids trapped in foster care with little chance of getting out are being exposed to abuse and neglect, shuttled around the state and denied health services.
Jessica Tata spurs lege to actBlink once and you might have missed state rep Carol Alvarado's bill in the House Urban Affairs last week that offered at least one more stopgap measure to prevent the West Houston daycare fire that took the lives of four small children. Former day care operator ... More >>
Keith Plocek Child Protective Services continues its investigation of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, but the Associated Press reports that more than half of the 440 custody cases have been dropped by the state, with more dismissals to come. Criminal charges – s ... More >>