How Is The Texas Foster Care System?

    For Immediate Release: Tuesday, April 6, 2004 Contact: Mark Sanders 512-463-4070 Comptroller Strayhorn Laments “Forgotten Children” In State’s Foster Care System, Outlines Massive Overhaul Replace State Caseworkers with Enforcement Staff, Yank Licenses of Poor Caregivers, Bring Care Standards to Humane Levels (Austin)–Texas Comptroller Carole Keeton Strayhorn today called for a massive overhaul of […]

Survey: Too many children stuck in temporary foster care

  Overloaded courts, insufficient services part of problem By Susan Shepard   Media Credit: Mark Mulligan Texas Comptroller Carole Keeton Strayhorn tells reporters that action must be taken immediately to reform the Texas foster-care system. On Friday Strayhorn held a press conference to answer questions about her recently released report, “Forgotten Children.” Children are languishing […]