As multiple state agencies investigate allegations of child abuse at Wildwood Early Education Center, an attorney representing the parents of five special-needs children told The Sun this week that complaints about the teacher in
Child abuse cases have skyrocketed during the past year, and advocates say that because of virtual learning, many students may have fallen under the radar.
If teachers see signs of child abuse, they have both a professional duty and a legal obligation to report it, to ensure children get help.
Whatever the reasons, for the sake of all children, this topic is truly in need of further research. Let’s not hesitate.
About 400,000 fewer child welfare concerns were reported and there was a drop of about 200,000 child abuse and neglect investigations, according to a report from the Associated Press.
A Pennsylvania judge has ordered former Penn State President Graham Spanier to report to jail on July 9 for charges related to the child abuse scandal that embroiled the university a decade ago.
Reports of child abuse were down 16% from September through March compared with the same months a year earlier. Reports from educators dropped even further, 37% during same period. Officials say that effort and the partial return to
A Bridgeport man has been ordered to pay a $500 fine for failing to report child abuse. According to Morrill County Court records, Juan Sanchez, 22, was ordered to the pay the fine and sentenced to two days in jail. He was given credit
Experts say the pandemic has resulted in many more unreported cases of child abuse since kids were out of school and social situations where the abuse could have been detected and reported by teachers and other adults.
According to a recent study, Wisconsin has seen a 20%
At the start of the pandemic in March 2020, child abuse advocates feared they would see a drop in reported cases of suspected abuse and/or neglect. Not because less abuse was happening but rather kids—kept at home—would not be seen by
There has been a drop in the number of reported child abuse cases since the pandemic began. Local centers report that during 2020, reported case numbers were the lowest they've been in a decade.
A recent study published in the JAMA Pediatrics Journal found that calls to child abuse hotlines jumped nearly 14% at the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic.
Data related to child abuse investigations is down for the year in Tallapoosa County. But Tallapoosa County Department of Human Resources director Brenda Floyd and her staff believe some cases went unreported as children were absent from school for several months due to the COVID-19
This month marks Strengthening Families' Month across the state of Montana, as the state looks to highlight the resources available to combat child abuse in the Treasure State.
Last April, when much of the state was shut down in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, calls to Arkansas' child abuse hotline dropped significantly.
New data shows a drop in the number of child abuse reports across the country, and Eau Claire County is seeing a similar trend.
While natural disasters and economic recessions traditionally unleash an uptick in child abuse, a new study suggests that cases may have declined in the first months of the pandemic.
Reports of child abuse and neglect have declined significantly since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic.