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F. Scott McCown

Director of the Children's Rights Clinic at UT Law

F. Scott McCown is a clinical professor and director of the Children’s Rights Clinic at the University of Texas School of Law. He is a former Travis County state district judge and former head of the Center for Public Policy Priorities.

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How Texas kicked its big drug problem

A decade after an overmedication crisis in Texas’ foster care system was brought to light, the state has dramatically reduced psychotropic drug use among foster children. And understanding how Texas did it could be key to solving future policy problems.