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Republicans Sink Bill to Prevent Abuse in Teen Behavior Schools

Alex Koroknay-Palicz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alex Koroknay-Palicz

I never suspected that stopping child abuse was a partisan issue. But negotiations over the Stop Child Abuse in Residential Programs for Teens Act have ended and Senate Republicans have simply said no.

How HR 4247 Could Affect Your Child

Alexia Parks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Alexia Parks

Two cases reported by the GAO are revealing. In one case a Florida teacher's aide gagged and duct-taped children as young as 6 for misbehaving.