Critics Put Florida’s Child Welfare System Under Microscope

 

Posted: 7:09 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013News Service of Florida

TALLAHASSEE —

After a wave of child deaths since the end of the spring legislative session, Florida lawmakers this week started looking for ways to improve the state’s child-welfare system — and got an earful from a dependency court judge.

“Something in […]

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DCF Mired In Controversy Over Foster Care Providers

By Carol Marbin Miller

Florida lawmakers

cmarbin@MiamiHerald.com

A decade ago, amid perhaps the worst foster care debacle in state history,

Florida lawmakers transferred all foster care and adoption efforts to private management — hoping local leaders could nurture what the state long could not: a scandal-free child welfare system.

But even as the […]

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