New leader of Texas’ foster care system welcomed in court, but old problems persist

https://npr.brightspotcdn.com/dims4/default/faee20e/2147483647/strip/false/crop/1024x683 0 0/resize/792x528!/quality/90/?url=http://npr-brightspot.s3.amazonaws.com/68/a6/99cc0f454ebea68b45a12586ab39/courtroom-one-gavel-flickr-joe-gratz.jpg Judge Janis Jack has for years grilled, cajoled and reprimanded state officials over how its system fails to care for children. The latest hearing in the federal litigation against the state’s foster care system Friday saw praise…