CPS Silver Lining, Randy Travis Surprises Policeman, Christmas Leftovers: Your Wednesday Morning News Roundup

Here is what you need to know to start your day.More former foster kids are headed to college for freeA recent data analysis by The Dallas Morning News showed that the number of ex-foster kids taking advantage of the free in-state tuition program is at an all-time high. In Texas, most former foster children are able to attend an in-state school for free, as part of a tuition exemption program.Adopted foster kids are often held to higher academic standards, which in turn has led to a pursuit of higher education. While the foster care system in Texas has seen its ups and downs over the past year, many see this news as a silver lining in an otherwise bleak child care system.   Continue reading...

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