FOX 7 Discussion: Texas’ foster care problems are clear, how do we fix them?
AUSTIN, Texas - Failures by the Texas foster care system, including dangerous placements that sometimes resulted in neglect, sexual abuse and self harm, were highlighted in a decade-long lawsuit.
Earlier this month, court-appointed watchdogs released new findings about the foster care system.
Marcia Lowry, the executive director of A Better Childhood (one of the groups involved in the lawsuit against Texas), joins Rebecca Thomas to talk about the state’s troubled foster care system.
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