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  • DYRS official fired after questionable hire of Baynes

    The District's juvenile-justice agency fired its human resources manager last week in the wake of unresolved questions around the hiring of a superintendent to oversee the city's youth-detention facility, D.C. human resources officials said.


  • Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services nominee Neil A. Stanley is expected to be confirmed as head of the troubled agency after the D.C. Council declines to vote on his nomination Tuesday. Mr. Stanley was named DYRS interim director in December and acting director in March. (Drew Angerer/The Washington Times)

    Questions remain as DYRS nominee nears confirmation

    Mayor Vincent C. Gray's pick to lead the District's juvenile justice agency will likely be confirmed this week by running out the clock on any objections to his nomination.


  • Investigation mum on DYRS chief's role in questionable hire

    A D.C. Department of Human Resources investigation has failed to address lingering questions about how a key post was filled at the District's juvenile justice agency.


  • **FILE** Neil A. Stanley (Drew Angerer/The Washington Times)

    Questions linger in DYRS hiring

    A D.C. Department of Human Resources investigation failed to address lingering questions about how a key post was filled in the District's Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services - creating uncertainty over the fate of Mayor Vincent C. Gray's pick to lead the troubled juvenile justice agency.


  • City State: Morning Roundup

    More Navigatorgate FOIAs, DYRS nominee in peril, juvenile escapees caught, MoCo Council versus cops, (Another) PG developer busted, Allen remains faithful, Bumpy rides for Metro, Bridge tolls increased, no charges in DC9 death


  • ROD LAMKEY JR./THE WASHINGTON TIMES 
Human Services Committee Chairman Jim Graham confers with D.C. Council members about the nomination  of Neil A. Stanley as director  of the Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services.

    D.C. juvenile facility chief's selection raises questions

    A council member with oversight of the District's juvenile justice agency says the hiring of a U.S. Coast Guard officer to lead the city's troubled two-year-old secure placement facility for D.C. youth may not pass "the smell test."


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