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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – A federal report shows that more than 975 kids in Missouri’s foster care system have vanished at some point.
Just days after the report was released, lawmakers stressed their frustration with the state’s agency for the lack of protection and policies during a House Families and Children Committee.
The acting director for the Department of Social Services (DSS) said as of Tuesday morning, there are 95 kids in the state’s case management system that were on the run. The United States Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) released a report Thursday that showed Missouri has previously failed to comply with federal requirements that could have found missing children.
There are more than 13,000 kids in Missouri’s foster care system, better known as the Children’s Division under DSS. After hundreds went missing in August 2019, the U.S. Department…