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Texas Foster Care Children Exposed To Sexual Abuse, Given Wrong Medication And Neglected In Unlicensed Placements, New Report Says

The federal judge overseeing the decadelong lawsuit against Texas for conditions in its foster care system cut this week’s hearing short. She proposed all parties involved, including the governor, “cut to the chase” to identify solutions.

Court monitors filed a report detailing disturbing conditions that children in state custody endured this year after being placed in unlicensed facilities.

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