Both Republicans and Democrats have expressed concerns about DCS, ranging from high caseworker turnover to the centralization of the agency’s hotline.
The state attorney general’s office says more than 150 students using vouchers began school this week.
The group says the voucher program violates law by providing tax dollars to religious institutions.
One theory is that society is too clean and immune systems are not being stimulated to work properly.
The new law is being looked at with favor by local juvenile judges.
David R. Bostic entered a guilty plea Monday to the sexual exploitation of several Monroe County children between the ages of 2 months and 4 years.
A contributing factor is bottle feeding right before bed to help the child sleep.
The vouchers program offers scholarships to families wanting to send their child to a non-public school.
Indiana legal experts say new methods of rehabilitating teens convicted of crimes appear to be working, but could still be improved.
More than 24,000 cases of child abuse were reported in the state of Indiana in 2009