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City Councilman Calls on ACS to Release More Reports

Tuesday, August 21, 2007

The head of the city council's general welfare committee is calling on the Administration for Children's services to submit information from weekly agency meetings that discuss potential problems on individual cases.

Recently, the city's Department of Investigation issued a troubling report outlining serious mistakes made by caseworkers which contributed to the deaths of several children with ACS case histories. Councilman Bill Deblasio says while the report was thorough, it was not necessarily new information.

The Administration for Children's Services says it already provides De Blasio's committee with a long list of statistics on a quarterly basis. But the city councilman says the information isn't enough to determine whether actual casework is improving.

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