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The Source: Can Lawmakers Fix Texas' Broken Child Welfare System?

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One of the big issues before the ongoing 85th Legislative Session is to come up with a fix for the state's foster care system and Child Protective Services. Governor Greg Abbott is asking religious groups to step in. Others want the reinstatement of a degree requirement for CPS workers.

Legislatively, what is happening to improve the state's child welfare system? What's the bottom-line fix for Texas children facing abuse and neglect?

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Kim Johnson is the producer for Texas Public Radio’s live, call-in show The Source. She is a Trinity University alum with bachelor’s degrees in Communication and Spanish, and a Master of Arts Degree from the School of Journalism at the University of Texas at Austin.
David Martin Davies can be reached at dmdavies@tpr.org and on Twitter at @DavidMartinDavi