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Juvenile Justice

The Boy Scouts' confidential blacklist known as the "perversion files" and meant to protect chidlren from sexual predators often failed the group, according to The Los Angeles Times, which reviewed the files.

The Baltimore Sun reports complaints hitting a peak because the U.S. Justice Department hasn’t visited a Baltimore detention center in two years, despite agreeing to oversee the center.  


Former Memphis mayor plans to open a charter school specifically for teens serving probation in an effort to cut back on recidivism, according to The Commercial Appeal.

Child Welfare

The New York Times reports Goldman Sachs will invest $10 million into a jail program, which makes New York City the first in the nation to attempt financing a social service through the use of “social impact bonds.”