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Pennsylvania tracks child abuse in ways that could be unfair, and long-lasting, study says

Researchers and legal advocates say Pennsylvania’s ChildLine registry should be abolished.
By Gabriela Martínez/WITF

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It’s far too easy to be labeled a child abuser in Pennsylvania, lawsuit claims

A new lawsuit filed in Pennsylvania claims its too easy to be labeled a child abuser.

By Zoë Read/WHYY

How to protect Pennsylvania’s children from abuse and neglect

There were nearly 46 hundred substantiated cases of child abuse in Pennsylvania in 2020.

By Scott LaMar/WITF

Pennsylvania woman convicted in death of boy, 12, faces life term

Kimberly Maurer of all charges including child endangerment, involuntary manslaughter and criminal conspiracy in the May 2020 death of 12-year-old Maxwell Schollenberger.

By The Associated Press

Updated: 2021-07-06 17:30:39

Child welfare agency leader in Luzerne County accused of falsely ending cases

Authorities claim that more than 200 referrals from the state-run ChildLine hotline were improperly ended by clerical workers at her direction in May 2017.

By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press