Understaffed, and Under Federal Investigation, Texas Juvenile Detention System Halts Intake
Texas’ juvenile detention system has shut its doors and won’t accept any new kids because it is “hemorrhaging” staff, and officials fear they can’t ensure the safety of the nearly 600 youths already in their custody.
Judge Plans to Levy “Substantial Fines” After Texas Failed to Comply with Court-ordered Fixes to its Foster Care System
The judge in the 11-year federal lawsuit against Texas said the state has not properly shut down unsafe child care placement facilities.
Texas Resumes Investigations into Parents of Trans Children, Families’ Lawyers Confirm
Lawyers representing families under investigation said they heard from the agency Thursday about continuing the investigations that had previously been halted by a statewide injunction.