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Kansas child welfare agency failed to meet 16 standards


August 31, 2018

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas' child welfare agency failed to meet more than half of 30 federal and state performance standards last year, according to a report that used the agency's data.

The Department for Children and Families released the report this week that showed it didn't meet 16 standards from July 1, 2017, through June 30, 2018. The report comes after a year when the agency changed its leaders amid severe criticism of its performance, The Wichita Eagle reported .

Child welfare advocates said the report shows the depth of the department's problems. DCF officials said they have res...

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