The Capital Times, Jan. 10
Scott Walker's neglect of crisis at Lincoln Hills must end — now!
When Gov. Scott Walker proposed in his first budget plan to shutter the Ethan Allen School for Boys and the Southern Oaks Girls School — both of which were near Milwaukee — and to move all juvenile offenders to the remote Lincoln Hills School for Boys campus in northern Wisconsin, people who knew about juvenile justice warned it was the wrong move.
Employees at the Ethan Allen and Southern Oaks schools explained that "consolidation" would move young people far from their families and counseled that this would hinder efforts to help get troubled kids back on track....