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Pennsylvania inspector general launches investigation on oversight of Glen Mills

The state law-enforcement agency is reviewing the Department of Human Services, which licenses and monitors Glen Mills Schools, the oldest U.S. reform school.

Pennsylvania auditor general to investigate Glen Mills Schools

The state auditor will investigate whether Glen Mills complied with all laws regarding child abuse and whether the school has policies and effective procedures to prevent this abuse.

Gov. Wolf calls for review of Glen Mills oversight as local leaders demand state investigation

The demand for greater scrutiny was in response to an Inquirer investigation that chronicled decades of abuse and attempts by school officials to keep boys and their families from reporting it.

Chief juvenile defender: Glen Mills threatened boys to say they want to stay

School staff falsely told boys they would have longer sentences if they left for a new program, Leola Hardy says.

Glen Mills leader Randy Ireson steps aside after Inquirer investigation into abuse

Executive Director Randy Ireson is taking a leave of absence and president of the board Joe Hand Jr. has resigned “for business and personal reasons.”

More than 80 boys to leave Glen Mills Schools after Inquirer investigation of abuse

The license of the nation’s oldest existing reform school hangs in the balance as state and local agencies investigate decades of abuse and coverups at the Delaware County campus.

Philadelphia to pull boys out of Glen Mills Schools, citing Inquirer report

City officials are calling for an investigation into widespread abuse and coverup attempts at the oldest existing U.S. reform school.

Fleeing crash, woman jumps into Schuylkill

A state trooper was injured trying to pull the woman from the river.

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At Glen Mills, leaders have used the school’s prestige to silence abused students — for decades

Numerous counselors and students at Glen Mills Schools say violence was an open secret but threats kept them from reporting it.

'They literally beat the breath out of him': Two Glen Mills counselors arrested in beating of Philadelphia teen

The former Glen Mills Schools counselors have been charged with simple assault, aggravated assault, reckless endangerment, and endangering child welfare.