As Reports of Child Abuse and Neglect Jump 150%, a Growing Share Are Never Substantiated


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In 2019, school staff across Connecticut reported 10,821 cases of abuse or neglect to the Department of Children and Families, compared to just 4,071 reports in 2010.  The more than 150 percent increase comes in the wake of several high-profile cases of abuse and neglect that went unreported by school personnel in the early 2000s, […]
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