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Children’s Rights In the News

2 December 2019 The State
SC child-welfare agency requests millions for pay raises, other needs

In an effort to meet reforms in the class action brought by Children’s Rights, the SC Social Services Department plans to ask state lawmakers next year to spend $126.9 million in the state’s upcoming budget to help, in part, raise salaries for child caseworkers and other staff.

SC child-welfare agency requests millions for pay raises, other needs
28 November 2019 Nonprofit Quarterly
Nonprofits and Courts Clash over Foster Care Reform in Texas

US District Judge Janis Graham Jack has been the presiding judge on a lawsuit filed by a children’s rights organization in 2011. The suit alleges that the state of Texas, which has around 30,000 children in foster care on any given day, has stretched its resources and caseworkers too thin, placing children in perilous situations.

Nonprofits and Courts Clash over Foster Care Reform in Texas

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