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TexProtects in the News: Houston Chronicle, Spectrum News

TexProtects in the News: Houston Chronicle, Spectrum News

Lots of big events happening in child protection and foster care this week, and the media reached out to TexProtects for information:

Houston Chronicle
AUSTIN – Texas' most emotionally troubled foster-care children would be moved from treatment centers and hospitals to less restrictive specialty housing designed to improve their chances of succeeding in life under a plan announced Wednesday. READ MORE>>>

Spectrum News' Capital Tonight
Two discussions on how to fix Texas' CPS and foster care systems: First with Senator Kirk Watson of Austin and Rep. Tony Dale of Cedar Park, followed by TexProtects Policy Director Pamela McPeters and former Judge F. Scott McCown of the Children's Right Clinic at the UT-Austin School of Law. WATCH VIDEO>>>

Posted on December 8, 2016.
 

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