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The Amer­i­can-States­man pub­lished “Missed Signs, Fa­tal Con­se­quences,” a three-day se­ries of sto­ries in 2015 re­view­ing 779 child death re­ports by Child Pro­tec­tive Ser­vices from Septem­ber 2009 through March 2014. The States­man found nearly 400 cases in which chil­dren who died of abuse or ne­glect were known by CPS to be in po­ten­tial dan­ger. The in­ves­ti­ga­tion found that high staff turnover rates and low salaries con­trib­uted to the prob­lem.

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