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Foster Care in Texas

“From bad to worse”: U.S. judge deplores conditions for Texas foster kids sent out of state

As Texas’ long-running struggle to find enough placements for foster care children persists, more than 100 kids were sent out of state last year.

Heart Galleries, portraits of adoptable children, on display at the Child Protective Services office at the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services in Austin on Nov. 14, 2019.

Children in unlicensed placements and out of state

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