Former Stoneleigh Visiting Fellow Bob Schwartz and his Juvenile Law Center colleagues have published a new report that explores the consequences of Pennsylvania’s reliance on juvenile placements.
Wordsworth. VisionQuest. Glen Mills. Luzerne. Year after year, facilities in Pennsylvania are sued or shut down after the horrific treatment of youth in their care comes to light. Each time, children are removed from the placement and additional oversight is imposed to try to prevent a recurrence, and then it happens again. Oversight isn’t enough.