State leaders made investments and policy changes that should make CPS safer, but a closer look at this session makes it clear that there is still unfinished business.
Over 200,000 Texas mothers are now eligible for screening.
Progress on CPS funding, suspensions in early grades, postpartum depression, and more, but big disappointments too.
Are you a parent, community leader, or provider involved in the Early Childhood Intervention program? If so, you're invited to take part in a discussion on the successes and challenges of ECI.
Tyler-area ECI parents, providers, and community leaders: please join us for a discussion on your experiences with the ECI program!
We urge state leaders to reverse funding cuts that impact Texas children with disabilities and developmental delays.
The new state budget eliminates funding for the high-quality pre-k grant program but directs all districts to follow the program's standards.
What to watch in the final days of the legislative session.
Testimony to the House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues Committee.
The limited coordination and data sharing between the juvenile justice and child welfare systems results in costly, and sometimes counterproductive, duplication of services and worse outcomes for youth. To improve effectiveness and efficiency, Texas must improve information sharing between the juvenile justice and child welfare systems.
These bills will steer more children to settings where they are likely to have worse outcomes.