WOSU-TV presents the tenth installment of the Columbus Neighborhoods series. This latest documentary profiles the city of Bexley.
After being challenged by the U.S. Department of Justice, Ohio’s juvenile justice agency says it sharply reduced the solitary confinement of its young inmates last year.
Early statistics show that more than one-third of Ohio’s public schools restrained at least one student during the last school year, and about 13 percent of public schools isolated children in seclusion rooms.
The state of Ohio has settled with the federal government in a dispute over the use of solitary confinement as discipline for juvenile inmates with mental health disorders.