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Kansas child welfare agency described as overly secretive


November 12, 2017

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The state agency in Kansas charged with protecting children from abuse and neglect instead works to hide how it operates to protect its reputation, legislators, former employees and family members say.

The Kansas City Star reports that a former state Department for Children and Families supervisor says she was told to shred notes form meetings and not document anything after a child's death. Legislators in both parties said they do not believe they're getting complete information from the agency.

And the father of a 10-year-old boy who was murdered in his ex-wife's...

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