Chicago Church Agrees to Childrens' Home Reform Child welfare experts in Chicago declare victory in a fight over Maryville Academy. Run by the Catholic church, the facility for wards of the state has come under scrutiny after a suicide and reports of sexual assault. Gov. Rod Blagojevich's threat to remove all 130 children from the facility unless administrators agreed to reform can now be averted. NPR's David Schaper reports.
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Chicago Church Agrees to Childrens' Home Reform

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Chicago Church Agrees to Childrens' Home Reform

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Child welfare experts in Chicago declare victory in a fight over Maryville Academy. Run by the Catholic church, the facility for wards of the state has come under scrutiny after a suicide and reports of sexual assault. Gov. Rod Blagojevich's threat to remove all 130 children from the facility unless administrators agreed to reform can now be averted. NPR's David Schaper reports.