Feds Focus on FL Child Deaths

Jul 11, 2014
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Hundreds of child advocates, officials and social workers told a federal panel in Tampa Thursday that Florida’s child death reforms are not enough to protect its children, the News Service of Florida reports. The Commission to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities heard hours of testimony about changes to a system where hundreds of children have died while on the state’s radar, NSF’s Margie Menzel reports.

Despite a new law revamping Florida's child welfare system, the state still has far to go to stop child deaths from abuse and neglect, a federal panel

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