Statehouse and Politics
Mon September 30, 2013
Sweeping Changes Considered for Juvenile Home
A task force appointed by the governor will soon be recommending major changes at the Iowa Juvenile Home in Toledo. An inspection last year revealed that teen-aged girls were being held in isolation for months at a time. An interim administrator told the task force about improvements at the home. But the advocacy group which unveiled the abuse still has concerns about restraining young girls.