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Foster Care in Texas

Federal judge again threatens contempt-of-court fines for Texas’ slow progress on foster care reforms

The judge warned the state could be held in contempt of court for not following through with three mandates: youths not knowing their rights, not adequately responding to abuse allegations and still having too many children without placement.

The Texas Department of Family and Protective Services offices in Austin on Nov. 14, 2019.

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