Existing Protections Fall Short for Mandated Child Abuse Reporters
In 2001, graduate assistant Mike McQueary followed Penn State protocol when, after witnessing retired football coach Jerry Sandusky molesting a boy in a locker room shower, he told Coach Joe Paterno and two other superiors what he saw.
National Child Welfare Fatalities Convenes Feb. 24
The Commission to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities, a committee established by the Protect Our Kids Act, will hold its first public hearing on February 24. The Protect Our Kids Act, passed in late 2012 on the heels of the molestation scandal involving former Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky, established a two-year commission consisting of six members appointed by President Obama and six by congressional leaders.