In California, the Richmond Housing Authority made a number of promises to get removed from the government’s list of the worst-of-the-worst public housing agencies. But now, federal officials say the agency cheated.
Police officers raided Richmond, California’s abandoned Hacienda public housing complex to evict the defiant city employee who refused to leave and clear the building of squatters.
After the city of Richmond, California, declared the Hacienda public housing complex uninhabitable and evacuated the last of the residents three months ago, homeless people broke into the empty apartments – and stayed.
A man who ran an Alabama day care registered under a church’s name was convicted of sexual abuse. But the state Supreme Court later ruled that the church and day care weren’t connected.
An Alabama lawmaker has introduced a bill to license the more than 900 religious day cares in the state that currently operate without almost no government oversight.
The federal government, several state legislatures and local health departments have decided that granting faith-based day cares too much freedom puts children at risk.
For the first time in the state’s history, an Alabama lawmaker is introducing a bill to overturn the state’s religious exemption for faith-based day cares.
She’s been called a crook. A con artist. A snake in the grass. But in Alabama, the only thing that really matters to state regulators is that the day care operator calls herself a Christian.
Four states have carved out exceptions for religious day cares. Here are some of the ways we found children were punished.
Physically punishing children is outlawed in almost all day cares in America. But four states offer an exception for religious providers, and Reveal found that hundreds of those day cares exploited the rules.