Maryland Stops Housing Preteens At Detention Site

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http://www.sunspot.net/news/local/bal-md.cheltenham07aug07,0,2189275.story?coll=bal-local-headlines Maryland has stopped placing youths under 13 at the state's detention center at Cheltenham after advocates expressed concern about the youngsters' well-being when placed with older -- and often tougher -- boys, says the Baltimore Sun. Most of the younger boys are being sent instead to a Baltimore shelter care facility for juveniles who need supervision but are not considered dangerous. They receive education . . .

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