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TexProtects in the press: CPS's new hiring plan

The Department of Family and Protective Services released its plan on October 20 for increased hiring at Child Protective Services, and the news media turned to TexProtects for an expert advocacy position. Thanks to KXAN-TV (Austin), the Dallas Morning News and the Houston Chronicle for reaching out to us. Follow these links to read the stories and see how TexProtects is influencing this very important conversation:

http://www.houstonchronicle.com/news/politics/texas/article/CPS-head-seeks-800-new-workers-to-combat-crisis-10072261.php

http://kxan.com/2016/10/21/even-with-40m-shortfall-state-will-hire-550-new-cps-workers/

http://www.dallasnews.com/news/texas-legislature/2016/10/20/fire-missed-checkups-kids-cps-chief-asks-swiftly-hire-550-new-front-line-workers

Posted on October 26, 2016.
 

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