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Texas child welfare official resigns, saying top agency leaders scapegoated employees

The former child care investigations director said there are agency-wide communication issues that led to a breakdown in relaying key information, but two of his staff members are the ones who suffered the consequences.

A Texas Department of Family and Protective Services employee’s desk at the agency's Austin office on Nov. 14, 2019.

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