Patchwork repairs, agency by agency, won’t help kids thrive

 ·  Audrey Jackson, The Boston Globe - Letter   ·   Link to Article

In the wake of Jeremiah Oliver’s tragic disappearance, the state Department of Children and Families has been in the spotlight with urgent demands for reform (“Woes in child welfare agency run deeper than Oliver case,” Editorial, March 30). As an elementary school teacher in the Boston Public Schools who works with many children in the system, I urge the state to consider more than removing ineffective workers and developing new safeguards.

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