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Dallas Morning News: To fix CPS, Texas must be willing to pay workers more like it never has before

Through early September, half of children referred to Harris County’s CPS investigators weren’t being seen on time, The Dallas Morning News reported Thursday, after analyzing an agency database that tracks initial visits with children mentioned in over 7,300 child abuse cases in the Houston area. In 1 of every 5 open cases there, children weren’t being seen at all.

Read more at http://www.dallasnews.com/news/texas-legislature/2016/10/14/fix-cps-advocates-say-texas-must-one-thing-willing-pay-workers

Posted on October 17, 2016.
 

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