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GAO – Troubled Teen Industry Hearing – 2008

Government Accountability Office – Federal Investigation Widespread allegations of abuse spurred a federal investigation by the Government Accountability Office (GAO), the investigative arm of Congress, and Congressional hearings in October 2007 and April 2008 and resulted in the proposal of H.R. 5876 – Stop Child Abuse in Residential Programs, later H.R. 911 and now HR […]

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Mitt Romney’s Special Interest in The Troubled Teen Industry

Mitt Romney’s Special Interest in The Troubled Teen Industry

What do Mitt Romney, Bain Capital and the notorious Troubled Teen Industry have in common?… Sadly, quite a lot. The Troubled Teen Industry is a global term for any privately owned teen detention facility, (some that accept government grants), that operate a “Tough Love” system and utilize the infliction of stress, humiliation, pain, isolation and various techniques […]

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