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GUEST COLUMN Pity the poor children; DCS secrecy shameful

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By Kent Flanagan, Tennessee Coalition for Open Government

Tennessee Department of Children’s Services has one of the toughest, most unforgiving jobs in state government — to protect the most vulnerable children in our society from harm — but few Tennesseans know much about the agency.

Most details about Children’s Services operations are denied to the public by confidentiality required under state law to protect the privacy of the children and the families that come into contact with DCS.


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