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Facing pressure from judge, Texas reassigns workers to care for foster kids in unlicensed homes

The move is designed to reduce some of the rotating overtime shifts expected of agency caseworkers at group homes and motels, which have been criticized as dangerous for the children who live there.

Photo of a the Department of Family and Protective Services children without placement (CWOP) home in Belton visited by court-appointed monitors checking on the living conditions of children in the care of the state.

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