Sunday, February 3 2013 4:19 PM EST2013-02-03 21:19:39 GMT
Two high-level executives at the Department of Children's Services are off the job.Alan Hall, the Executive Director of Performance and Quality Improvement, and Debbie Miller, the Executive Director ofMore >>
Two executives at the Department of Children's Services are now off the job.More >>
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A state legislative committee is expected to hear from the head of the embattled Tennessee Department of Children's Services this week.
The Tennessean reports Commissioner Kate O'Day is scheduled to address questions from the Senate Health and Welfare Committee on Wednesday.
DCS has been heavily criticized for its refusal to release records related to the abuse and death of children under its care.
One concern among lawmakers is the diminishing oversight of DCS.
According to The Tennessean, in the past two years, at least a half-dozen groups that once monitored DCS' work have been eliminated.
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