Tennessee Has Yet To Implement Strategies That Would Save Taxpayers Money And Reduce Trauma To Children

According To Sources, Tennessee Has Yet To Recognize Or Implement Strategies Of The Federal Family First Act Which Would Save Taxpayers Money And Reduce The Trauma Of Family Separation.

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Tennessee Incentivized To Keep Children In State Custody In Order To Keep Federal Funds

According To Sources Who Have Decades Of Experience With Tennessee Department Of Children’s Services, The State Of Tennessee Is Incentivized To Keep Children In State Custody In Order To Keep Federal Funding At The Same Level Each Year.

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Tennessee DCS Budget Continues To Grow While Number Of Children In State Custody Decreases

In Ten Years The Agency Has Dropped Nearly A Thousand Employees While Watching The Payroll Increase By $30,000,000. Over The Same Period The Operational Expenses Of The Agency Increased By $311 Million.

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Legislators Demand Action As Governor Weighs Options For DCS Housing Crisis

As The Department Of Children’s Services Faces A Housing Crisis For Children In State Custody, Governor Bill Lee Claims That He Wants To Find A Solution To The Problem, Although Calling A Special Session Of The State Legislature Is Not Currently An Option.

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Sexual Assault Cases At TN Elementary Schools Not Being Reported In Violation Of Title IX Law

According To Several Sources, 3 Separate Sexual Assault Cases That Occurred Within The Wilson County Schools District Were Not Reported To The Tennessee Department Of Children’s Services Even Though Every Teacher And Administrator Is A Mandatory Reporter.

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Panhandlers Out In Excessive Heat With Children Or Pets Sparks Concern

With The Excessive Heat That The Volunteer State Has Been Experiencing This Summer, Some Tennesseans Are Concerned To See Panhandlers Out With Children Or Pets In What Could Potentially Be A Dangerous Situation.

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Leadership Transition At Tennessee Department Of Children’s Services

On Friday, July 22nd, Governor Bill Lee Announced The Appointment Of Margie Quin As Commissioner For The Tennessee Department Of Children’s Services (DCS), Effective September 1. Quin Will Succeed Jennifer Nichols, Who Has Served The Department Since 2019.

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Legal Battle Between State And Baptiste Group Over Chattanooga Illegal Aliens Center Ends

A Legal Battle Fought For Months Between The Baptiste Group And The State Of Tennessee Has Come To An End.

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Lawmakers Create Bureaucracy To Oversee Immigrant Child Care

The Ordeal At Chattanooga’s La Casa De Sidney With Unaccompanied Alien Minors Led To A Bill Being Passed This Year By Republican Sen. Dawn White Of Murfreesboro And Republican Rep. Dan Howell Of Cleveland Setting New Reporting Requirements For Child-Care Facilities.

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Semantics Allows Youth In Juvenile Detention Facilities To Endure Solitary Confinement Despite New Law

Lieutenant Governor Randy McNally Helped Pass A Law Last Year To Close A Loophole That Allowed Juvenile Detention Facilities In The State To Keep Kids In Solitary Confinement But According To A New Report, Nothing Has Changed.

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