Social Work

Federal judge says Texas still needs oversight to fix its ‘broken’ foster care system

In a 116-page order, U.S. District Judge Janis Graham Jack said Texas has dragged its heels on foster care reform and said the state continues to need oversight as it tries to fix its system.

Should schools do more than teach?

Kids don’t leave the effects of poverty at home. More frequently, schools are seeing an academic benefit to providing food, counseling, parenting classes and other services targeting the wide-ranging needs of low income families.